Memorial

Gailliard painters Gailliard painters

Plaque: Gailliard painters

Here lived the painters Franz Gailliard, luminist-impressionist, 1861 - 1932.
Jean-Jacques Gailliard sur-impressionist, 1890 - 1976.

Original inscription:

ICI
VÉCURENT
LES PEINTRES
FRANZ GAILLIARD
IMPRESSIONNISSEE-LUMINISTE
1861 - 1932

JEAN-JACQUES
GAILLIARD
SURIMPRESSIONNISSEE
1890 - 1976

The text on the plaque has been adjusted. It looks as if the painters were originally described, respectively, as "IMPRESSIONNISTE-LUMINISTE", and "SURIMPRESSIONNISTE" but the "IMPRESSIONNISTE" has been changed in each case to "IMPRESSIONSSEE", which is not our dictionary and we don't understand. However, artists, understandably, often object to the labels we stick on them and perhaps the Gailliards had created a word that they felt described their art. We would guess that the street was named after the artists but it's possible that they took the name of the street (see Jacques Feyder). While taking the photographs we were told that a painter lives at the house. It is certainly unusually adorned.

Site: Gailliard painters (1 memorial)

1060, rue Gailliard, 12

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Subjects commemorated

1051

Franz Gailliard

Born Brussels. Influenced by pointillism. Father of Jean-Jacques Gailliard...

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934

Jean-Jacques Gailliard

Born Brussels. Son of Franz Gailliard. Not to be confused with Jean-Jacque...

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