Related Objects
Current Location:
Detroit Center -> 2nd Floor (DET)
Location Notes:
DET; 2nd fl., President's Boardroom Rm 254, Left of entry

Asche

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.36.15c
Artist:
Paul Ranson
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée (Original is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Date:
2012
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Three women in dresses and hats. Man with orange hair and mustache on right. Black text and dark grey background. Adhered to thick paper.
Historical Context:
Paul Ranson was born in Limoges, France and studied art at l'École des Arts Décoratifs, and later at l'Académie Julian in 1886. As a result of his studies at Julian, he became an integral member of the Nabis group of artists, being the initiate of the Nabis' private, exclusive vocabulary (for example, they would call an art studio an "ergasterium"). In 1908 he co-founded l'Académie Ranson with his wife, Marie-France, where they taught the Nabis art style, methods and philosophy. - From the Robert L. Hoskins and Erwin A. Raible Collection of Fin de Siécle French Prints, Gift of Elaine Rutowski Shay