Maurice Brianchon (1899 - 1979) was a French painter who lived in United States. Maurice Brianchon is known for Landscape, figure, and still-life painting, murals, tapestry cartoons. He first studied in Bordeaux at the École des Beaux-Arts under Paul Quinsac, a sculptor; in 1917 he moved to Paris and entered the École des Beaux Arts Decoratifs* where he trained under Eugène Morand. He first exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in 1920 and by 1922 was a committee member of the same Salon. In 1924 he won the Prix Blumenthal and a travel scholarship that he used to tour Spain. In 1939 he was awarded the Carnegie Prize. Brianchon executed murals for the Conservatoire de Musique et d'Art Dramatique de Paris, the Lycée Janson-de-Sailly and the Palais de Chaillot, tapestry cartoons for the Aubusson and Gobelins factories, and book illustrations including Andre Gide's 'Theatre Complet.' He also was an accomplished stage designer, working on costumes and sets for Fausses Confidences and La Seconde Surprise de l'Amour by Marivaux.