(1893 - 1980)
Auguste Tremont was active/lived in Luxembourg, France. Auguste Tremont is known for portrait, genre and floral still life painting, animal and monument sculpture.
Biography Auguste Tremont
From old gallery catalogue
Auguste Tremont (1893 - 1980)
After spending his childhood in Luxembourg, Auguste Tremont moved to Paris where he enrolled at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs* in 1909. World War I caught him by surprise while he was visiting Luxembourg. As he tried to make his way back to Paris by passing through Switzerland, he was arrested by German forces near the Swiss border and was imprisoned. Once released from detention, he returned to Luxembourg where he remained until the end of the war in 1918, working in a steel factory in Dudelange This work gave him the opportunity to practice his skills by drawing pictures of steel workers in action; he also befriended future Arbed president Aloyse Me
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