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Galerie de la Présidence has a special relationship with Marcel Gromaire, a major figure of the 20th Century.
He is permanently represented by Galerie de la Présidence and Françoise Chibret-Plaussu, its founder, prepared the descriptive catalogue of his oils in collaboration with François Gromaire (published in 1993). That of his watercolours is currently being prepared.
Among the exhibitions dedicated to Marcel Gromaire, the last one, in 2003, was about watercolors.
Musée Matisse Le Cateau-Cambrésis
From June 23rd to September 30th 2018
An exhibition of the donation made by Marcel Gromaire to the museum in1955, and the donation made by his son in 1993 to the city of Cateau-Cambrésis.
This exhibition will also present works from the Musée du dessin et de l’estampe originale de Gravelines, the Galerie de la Présidence and private collectors.
With the support of the Amis du Musée Matisse association.
The Galerie de la Présidence lends around twenty drawings, watercolors and oils on canvas to the Musée Matisse Le Cateau-Cambrésis.
Some loaned works
We are very happy to share the announcement of this great exhibition dedicated to Marcel Gromaire and which we are lending works for.
This exhibition takes place in three museums:
- The Eugène Boudin Museum of Honfleur, from September 7 to November 25, 2019
- The Paul Valéry Museum of Sète, from December 14, 2019 to February 23, 2020
- La Piscine, André Diligent Museum of Art and Industry in Roubaix, from March 14 to May 31, 2020
Marcel Gromaire: the movie
Expressiveness and humanism
Text and direction
Edouard Lalo – Concerto in D minor for cello
Cello : Johannes Moser – Direction : Jesus Lopez Cobos
NHK Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Images, editing and post-production
Musée Paul Valéry
Ville de Sète
© ADAGP – Paris
© Musée Paul Valéry – Sète
Let’s go to the museum ‘La Piscine’
with Marcel Gromaire !
The museum La Piscine in Roubaix reopens on June 9, 2020, and we give you an overview of the exhibition ‘Marcel Gromaire, l’élégance de la force’ :