Jean Fous
French, 1901-1971
The Wedding
Oil on canvas
18 ¼ by 21 ¾ in. W/frame 25 ¼ by 28 ¾ in. Signed lower right
Signed lower right


Private Collection, New York
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques

Inventory Number: Art F35
1900-1949 City Scene European Figurative Period 1900-1949 Impressionist/Post Impressionist

See Artist Bio below.

Jean Fous
French, 1901-1971

He became famous in the 1940’s when he exhibited in Paris Salon d’Automne and in private galleries. He had his first exhibition at his father’s shop Rue Du Dragon in Paris in 1944.

He did participate in the Main International Exhibitions of Native Paintings.

In 1960 in Paris, at La Maison de la Pensee Francaise

In 1962 in London with “ Les Peintres Naifs”

He liked to paint popular Fairs, Village Weddings and especially “Le Marche aux Puces” where he was himself a “Brocanteur”

Modern Primitives; masters of Native Paintings by Oto Bihalji-Merin, noted European Art Critic and Historian Pg. 182-183
E.Benizit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Grund. Volume 5 pg. 619

Museums and Exhibitions:

Muse D’Art Moderne, Paris
Museee Des Arts & Traditions Populaires, Paris