OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED
25.5 X 19.5 INCHES
Jean Marembert was
born in Bourbon-l’Archambault, France, in 1904.
at the Salon des Indépendants beginning in 1929, and the Salon
des Tuileries in 1939. He exhibited at La Libraire de l’Églantine
with Lucien Eller, François Eberl, and Jean Crotti; at Galerie
Drouant with Grigory Gluckmann; at Galerie Champigny with Suzanne Valadon
and François Desnoyer.
at Galerie d’Art Quartier Saint-Georges with Kees Von Dongen,
Marcel Vertes, André Dignimont, Paul Charlemegne, Paul Colin,
and Moise Kisling, the exhibition was called “Le French Can Can
at Galerie Matiéres et Formes in 1941 and in the same year at
Galerie Breteau in an exhibition called “Les Réverbéres.”
In 1942 he exhibited at Galerie Berri-Raspail. He was mobilized in the
war and was wounded in a rescue of a child, he was captured and later
escaped, and he took shelter near the town where he was born. He remained
there for the duration of the war.
next exhibition was in 1946 at an exhibition called “La Gentilhommière”
at Galerie du Boulevard Raspail. He continued to exhibit into the 1950’s,
in 1958 he was in a group exhibition with Man Ray, Leonor Fini, Coutaud,
and Labisse at and Galerie Le Soleil Dans La Téte, called “Les
Marembert was an
artist of fantastic imagination and skill; he enjoyed a long and successful
career. Always the Surrealist, strange, bizarre, and often beautiful.
Marembert is represented in the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.