(1890 - 1984)
Marthe Hirt was active/lived in France, Switzerland. Marthe Hirt is known for portrait, figure, landscape and still life painting.
Biography Marthe Hirt
Marthe Hirt was born on February 4, 1890 in Liege, Belguim. She was a painter and draughtsman of figures, portraits, landscapes, and still-lifes, active in France and Switzerland.
Hirt's family originally came from Switzerland. She began painting in 1915, and then enrolled in David Estoppey's life class at the Geneva art school. After the war, she settled in the Montparnasse district of Paris and enrolled in the Académie Ranson, where she was taught by Maurice Denis, Paul Sérusier, and Pierre Bonnard.
Hirt's work shows a great sense of unity between her three main subjects. Her figures - kitchen boys, clowns, young monks, and girls - are almost always presented in isolation against a neutral
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