Francois Gall was born in Kolozsár, Hungary on the 22nd March 1912. Gall initially studied at the Accademia de Belle Arti in Rome and in 1930, he secured a grant from the Hungarian government. At the age of 24, Gall moved to Paris to study at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts. He later joined a Paris art studio and worked alongside Charles-Francois-Prosper Guérin and André Devambez. He also met artists such as Pablo Picasso and Christian Bérard.
Francois Gall was heavily influenced by the French impressionist painters; his preferred subjects were young beautiful Parisian girls amongst the romantic streets of Paris. Gall’s subtle, soft brush strokes, lose application and delicate tones create an aesthetic charm to his work.Read more
Francois Gall later gained an administrative role as the Society of Independent Artists and was vice president from 1976-1981. Gall became officer des Arts et des Lettres and was awarded the gold medal for distinguished services by the French government.
Francois Gall won numerous awards and exhibited at various salon exhibitions including shows at the Salons des Artistes Francais, the Salon des Indépendants along with one man shows at the renowned Durand-Ruel Gallery, Marlborough Gallery London and The Touraine Gallery New York.
Gall’s art work remains highly collectable and can be found in private collections around the world. Gall’s work can also be found in Museums such as, Muses de la Ville de Paris, Musee d’Auxerre, Musee de Budapest, Musee d l’Art Moderne de Vienne and the Musee de l’Union Francaise a Versailles.