Born in Montauban, Tarn et Garonne Department, France.
His father dies; he is raised by his mother.
Lives in Montpellier and on a family property at St-Martin de Londres; self-taught, he learns painting by studying the masterworks of the Fabre Museum in Montpellier.
Marries Marie-Louise Arnoux, from Marseilles.
Birth of his only daughter.
Purchases “Maurinay”, a property near Pau, in the Gers Department.
Meets the novelist Joseph Peyré with whom he develops a long-lasting friendship.
Sells Maurinay and moves to Paris; drafted at the start of the war, he resumes his artistic activities in 1940.
Wins the “Parisiennes de France” prize.
Wins the “Club du Tableau” prize (together with Jean Joyet).
Nominated for the grand prize for painting offered on the occasion of the Thirteenths Centenary of the Benedictine Abbey at Fécamp.
Nominated for the Prix de la Critique (Galerie St-Placide, Paris).
Receives the Gold Medal of the Salon de Taverny.
Receives the Grand Prize of the city of Asnières.
Receives the Prize of the Conseil général at the Twelfth Salon des Beaux-Arts de Taverny.