- Georges Braque - Pioneer in Paint [Chronology]
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Georges Braque
(1882 - 1963)

1882 Born 13 May in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France
1897 Begins studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
1900 Moves to Paris, studies the Fauves
1901 Receives his craftsman certificate
1902 Paints at the Académie Humbert in Paris
1903 Early works (until ~1905) are in the mood of Impressionism
1906 Beginning of Fauve period
1907 Shows his Fauve work in the Salon des Indépendants
1908 First solo show is at Daniel-Henri Kahnweiler’s gallery
1909 Begins working with Pablo Picasso developing the Cubist style
1912 Marries Marcelle Lapré
1914 Enlists in the French army
1915 Suffers a serious head injury in the war and is released from military service
1922 Exhibition at the Salon d’Automne in Paris
1923 Designs stage sets for Sergey Diaghilev
1925 Designs stage sets for Sergey Diaghilev
1930 Moves to coast of Normandy
1937 Wins the Carnegie Prize
1961 First living artist to have his works exhibited in the Louvre
1963 Dies 31 August

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