(1901 - 1968)
Andre Girard was active/lived in New York / France. Andre Girard is known for painting.
Biography Andre Girard
Andre Girard was a French painter, poster-maker and Resistance worker. During the Second World War he founded and headed the CARTE network, also taking "Carte" as his personal code-name. He was the eldest child born to a pair of brewers and attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts before doing military service at Saint-Cyr. He became a painter, studying with Roualt and Bonnard, as well as a caricaturist and theatre set designer.
He was known as one of the best publicity poster designers in Paris during the 1930s. He set himself up in Venice in 1936–37 and in Manhattan in 1938. In New York, he produced several religious paintings (Stations of the Cross, Apocalypse, etc.) and in 1952 he decorated several c
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