(1887 - 1968)
Marguerite Thompson Zorach was active/lived in New York, Maine, California. Marguerite Zorach is known for modernist landscape, figure and genre painting.
A native of Fresno, California, Marguerite Zorach arrived in Paris in
the fall of 1908, an experience that placed her in the first generation
of American painters to be influenced by and to espouse the Fauves,
artists whose work was based on color and rhythm.
She studied at
the progressive school, La Palette, and shortly after met fellow
student, William Zorach, a Lithuanian born lithographer from
Cleveland. They returned to the United States and married in
1912, and then worked together closely, especially as painters in
Many critics regard her early years as a painter, 1908-1920, as her
most productive when she was experimenting with both Fauvism and Cubism
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