André Maire (1898-1984)
Born in Paris in 1898
Mentored by Émile Bernard, a post-impressionist painter who had artistic friendships with Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh etc.
Exhibited regularly at Parisian galleries, including the Charpentier and Georges Petit galleries
From 1948-1958, Maire spent ten years in Asia and incorporated eastern techniques in his artistic creations