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Georges Villa

Full name: Georges E. M. Villa
Gender: Male
Born: January 24, 1883 in Montmédy, Meuse, France
Died: 1965
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Georges Villa was a designer, cartoonist, engraver, lithographer and illustrator. He studied at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris. He was an excellent portraitist, why he was invited to Russia by the Grand Duke Vladimir, uncle of Tsar Nicolas II. In 1908 he took part in a Russian archaeological expedition to Egypt.

He spent most of his life in Montmartre where he was a well-known portrait artist whose subjects included aviation, fencing, gastronomy and aristocratic ladies of the 18th century. Between 1944 and 1946 he did illustrations of Montmartre songs including Avec les lorettes, Mimi Pinson et Pierrot.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 41 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Painting France FRA AC

Mixed Painting

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 41 Paris Art Competitions France Final Standings AC Three Panels on Fencing
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