(1877 - 1974)
Emilie Charmy was active/lived in France. Emilie Charmy is known for still life, figure and nude painting.
Biography Emilie Charmy
Emilie Charmy was a prolific painter in France during the early and mid-twentieth century, despite the marginalization of education and resources for women artists at the time.
In the late 19th century, enrollment was closed to women at l'École des Beaux-Arts so Charmy first received private lessons from artist Jacques Martin in Lyon. Martin encouraged her singing career as well, which warranted a performance opportunity in New Orleans; however her brother forbade it.
In 1902 she moved to St. Cloud on the outskirts of Paris with her brother where he encouraged Charmy to continue painting. They eventually moved to Paris where Charmy settled into what would become her home and studio for the following seventy y
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