BONGARD Germaine

Mme Germaine Bongard.

Human size cloth dolls. Gallery 5 rue de Penthièvre. 1915+

Mme Bongard was the sister of well known fashion designer Paul Poiret and was a couturier herself. She maintained a gallery on the ground floor of her atelier where on view where modernist paintings by Modigliani, Picasso and Matisse, but also artist's dolls by Stefania Lazarska and Germaine Bongard. One could also meet at Germain Bongard's atelier the Parisian fashionable intelligentsia such as Jean Cocteau and Paul Claudel.

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