Henri Jean Guillaume Martin

(French, 1860 - 1943)

vierge dans l’étable by henri jean guillaume martin

Henri Jean Guillaume Martin

Vierge Dans L’Étable, 1893

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Biographie

Chronologie

1860
Born August 5th in Toulouse
1879
After winning the Grand Prix, moved to Paris where a scholarship enabled him to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under Jean Paul Laurens
1880
Exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris
1883
At the age of 23, was awarded his first medal at the Paris Salon
1885
Won a trip to Italy where he studied masters Giotto and Masaccio and, shedding his earlier academic approach, turned almost exclusively to landscape painting upon his return to France
1889
Submitted a Pointillist style painting to La Fete de la Federation where he was presented with a gold medal
1892
Exhibited in the first Salon de la Rose Croix
1893
Featured work in the Munich Secessionist exhibition
1896
Exhibited in La Libre Esthetique in Brussels; was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honour
1898
Featured work in the Vienna Secessionist exhibition

Expositions

Martin exhibited at all the major venues of the Symbolist painters: the first Salon de la Rose Croix in 1892; the Munich Secessionist exhibition of 1893, La Libre Esthetique in Brussels in 1896 and the Vienna Secessionist exhibition of 1898