The ASSOCIATION DES AMIS DE MOREAU DE TOURS Loi 1901 was created in 2021 by
Monique RICCARDI-CUBITT French-born British art historian, graduate of the Courtauld Institute, University of London, who lived in Georges Moreau de Tours’s former house in Paris.
Author of an article Le peintre Georges Moreau de Tours (1848-1901) et sa famille entre Paris et Bois-le-Roi, for the Fontainebleau Revue d’Histoire de la ville et de sa région n°19, mai 2021, Société d’histoire de Fontainebleau et de sa région http://www.revue-histoire-fontainebleau.fr available from the Association for 15 euros + postage
Bois-le-Roi, village d’art. Les artiste de la Bohème dans la collection de la mairie, Fontainebleau Revue d’Histoire de la ville et de sa région, N. 22, 28th October 2022 http://www.revue-histoire-fontainebleau.fr
La vie de Bohème à Bois-le-Roi. Art, politique et naturalisme, Éditions du Puits Fleuri, Héricy, 15th November 2022 https://www.puitsfleuri.com/regionalisme/332-la-vie-de-boheme-a-bois-le-roi.html
Dr. Jean-Pierre LUAUTÉ Honorary Psychiatrist in hospitals, member de la Société Française d’Histoire de la Médecine (SFHM) and former President of the Société Médico Psychologique (SMP), author and et director of the biography Les Moreau de Tours, Editions Glyphe, Paris 2018.
Hervé LE DANTEC is Vice-Chairman, his grand-father Yves-Gérard Le Dantec was Baudelaire expert for the publishers Gallimard. Yves-Gérard’s uncle, Félix Le Dantec, was a biologist who collaborated with Pasteur, and a philosopher of sciences who contributed to La Revue Blanche, the literary magazine to which the greatest artists and intellectuals of the time collaborated. In 1903 he was depicted in Théo Van Rysselberghe’s painting The Reading by Émile Verhaeren, sitting on the poet’s left in company, among others, of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, Maurice Maeterlinck, the art critic Félix Fénéon, and André Gide, the writer and friend of the painter, Nobel Prize in 1947.
The Association aims to promote the work, life and family of Georges MOREAU DE TOURS and of his wife Thérèse de CHAMP RENAUD, MOREAU DE TOURS, as well as their circle of friends, artists, musicians, poets and writers between Paris and Bois-le-Roi.
The Association will organise lectures, seminars and visits planned around an exhibition in Paris of the works of Georges MOREAU DE TOURS and Thérèse de CHAMP RENAUD MOREAU DE TOURS, and of the artists who lived at Bois-le-Roi.