FAURET Jean Joseph Léon

FOULLE EN LIESSE, PLACE DE LA REPUBLIQUE

Oil on canvas: 65 x 54 cm / 25.6 x 21.2 ins
Signed lower left

Painter of genre scenes and urban landscapes.

Jean Joseph Léon was a pupil of André Dupuy at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. He also studied with Jean-Paul Laurens, Benjamin Constant and Gabriel Ferrier at the Académie Julian. He was a member of the Société des Artistes Français from 1897. He was awarded a third-class medal in 1896.

Period:
Mugron (Landes) 1863 - Neuilly-sur-Seine 1955
French School

Exhibitions:
Bordeaux

Literature:
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 5, p. 507.