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Maurice Ehlinger

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMaurice Ambroise•Ehlinger
Used nameMaurice•Ehlinger
Born25 September 1896 in Champagney, Haute-Saône (FRA)
Died26 August 1981 in Belfort, Territoire de Belfort (FRA)
NOC(s) France


Maurice Ambroise Ehlinger was a painter and sculptor who studied in Nancy and Paris under François Flameng, Jules Adler and Lucien Simon. In 1921, he decorated the stairway of the Sorbonne together with Flameng. Ehlinger was appointed a professor and received various awards. Until 1951, he lived in Saint-Dié, but later in Paris. From the 1950s he traveled extensively to North Africa, Italy and Spain. Ehlinger where he specialized in portraits, mainly women, children and contemporary personalities. Other motifs were still lifes and flowers, but also religious topics. He was known also for his sensitive but powerful rendering of the female form, especially in his nudes.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions Painting, Unknown Event, Open Olympic AC Representing France