Jean Dufy | the artist

The artist Jean Dufy
Born 1888, Le Havre, France.
Died May 12 1964, La Boissière, Boussay, France.
Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Post Impressionism,

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Dufy was born in Le Havre in 1888, the seventh of eleven children. His father was an accountant in a metallurgy company as well as a talented amateur musician...

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From a family of nine children, Jean Dufy was the younger brother of Raoul Dufy (1877-1953). The Dufy family was very open to the arts, particularly to music. From the age of 14, Jean exhibited his artistic abilities which were encouraged by his brother Raoul, and RaoulÂ’s friend A.E. Othon Friesz.