Sunset – Douarnenez
by Georges Philibert Charles Maroniez

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Georges Maroniez was taught by M. and Mme. Demont-Breton. He had several jobs at the same time: investigating magistrate, engineer and painter.

In Paris his work appeared at the Salon of the Société des Artistes Français, of which he became a member in 1889. He received an honourable mention in 1891, a third-class medal in 1905 and a second-class medal in 1906. He was also made a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur.

He is primarily known as an accomplished painter of the sea and the lives of fishermen. He painted in Brittany.

Museum and Gallery Holdings

Boulogne: Mussel Beds
Cambrai: Enemies of the Harvest
Douai: First Quarter
Lille: Fishermen of Equihen
Valenciennes: Evening in Tréport