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Marguerite Zorach

 (1887 - 1968)
Marguerite Thompson Zorach was active/lived in New York, Maine, California.  Marguerite Zorach is known for modernist landscape, figure and genre painting.

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Marguerite Zorach


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 oil. 

Many critics regard her early years as a painter, 1908-1920, as her most productive when she was experimenting with both Fauvism and Cubism and actively promoting the work of t  ...  Displaying 750 of 13410 characters.



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About  Marguerite Zorach

Born:  1887 - Santa Rosa, California
Died:   1968 - Brooklyn, New York
Known for:  modernist landscape, figure and genre painting