FAURET Jean Joseph Léon
THE PLACE DE LA REPUBLIQUE, PARIS
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.
Mugron (Landes) 1863 - Neuilly-sur-Seine 1955
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 5, p. 507.