Collection: Max Papart   1911 - 1994 

Max Papart was a French painter and printmaker, best known for his depictions of circus performers, birds, figures, still lifes, and landscapes in a colorful Cubist style. Born in Marseilles, France, he studied at the School of Fine Arts in Marseilles before moving to Paris in 1936, where he learned the techniques of classic engraving and he began exhibiting at the Salon des Indepedants. Between 1969 and 1973, he taught printmaking at the University of Paris VIII in Vincennes.

Papart’s works are in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and the National Gallery in London, among others.