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 Juan Gris  (1887 - 1927)

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Lived/Active: France/Spain      Known for: cubist still life painting, graphics

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BIOGRAPHY for Juan Gris
1887 (Madrid, Spain)
1927 (Boulogne-sur-Seine, France)


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Juan Gris was born in Madrid, Spain in 1887. His real name was Jose Victoriano Gonzalez and he was the thirteenth child of a Madrid businessman. He had grown up and gone to engineering school, where he was known for doodling caricatures of his professors and fellow students. After a brief apprenticeship as a comic illustrator in Spain, Gris got to Paris in 1906. He installed himself as Picasso's neighbor in Bateau-Lavoir, a ramshackle cluster of studios in Montmartre.

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