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George Maroniez was born in Douai in 1865 and died in Paris in 1933. He
was the son of a sugar manufacturer in Montigny en Ostrevent near Douai
(Nord). He made a career as a judge until 1905, but at the same time was also
a painter and photographer; he studied first under Pierre Billet and
then under Adrien Demont-Breton, son-in-law of the famous Jules Breton.
Maroniez was a member of the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1889. (Honorable Mention 1891, 3rd Medal
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