Photographer's Note

Jacques Majorelle (March 7, 1886 - October 14, 1962), was French painter. He studied at the cole des Beaux-Arts in Nancy in 1901 and later at the Acadmie Julian in Paris with Schommer and Royer. In 1919 he went to Marrakech, Morocco to recover from heart problems. He returned to France in 1962 after a car incident and died later that year of complications from his injuries.
His biggest art work is said to be Majorelle Garden which he created in 1924. A special colour of blue which he used extensively in the garden is named after him, Majorelle Blue. I took this shot in the most important garden's building. Regards

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