Jacques Majorelle, born March 7, 1886 in Nancy, died 14 October 1962 in Paris, was a French painter. Son of the cabinetmaker Louis Majorelle Jacques immersed from childhood in the current art nouveau School of Nancy.
Majorelle Garden - a twelve-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morrocco, designed by French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s. Since 1980 the garden has been owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Berge. In 2008, Yves Saint Laurent died, and his ashes scattered in the Majorelle Garden. This garden houses the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech, and collection of Saint-Laurent's personal collection and ceramics. (source: wikipedia.com)
The Jardin Majorelle in Gueliz, is really beautiful. The gardens were built by Jacques Majorelle, a French orientalist painter in the 1920’s. His blue villa is now a museum of Islamic art. The gardens and fountains are really lovely. #globalphile #travel #tips #destination #adventure #morocco #lonelyplanet http://globalphile.com/city/marrakesh-morocco/
Jardin Majorelle Marrakesh, Marocco. The French painter, Jacques Majorelle, lived in Marrakesh for over 40 years. His art is largely forgotten but the gardens that he designed are famous throughout the world | by nektarios.karefyllakis
The Majorelle Garden (Arabic: حديقة ماجوريل) is a twelve-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s, during the colonial period when Morocco was a protectorate of France.