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FOUS, Jean (1901 - 1970), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOUS, Jean (1901 - 1970), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 9 April 1901, in Paris; died 1970.


[not available online]The widespread reputation of Jean Fous dates from the 1940s when he exhibited in Paris at the Salon d'Automne and in private galleries. His work often featured popular fairs and village weddings. However, his favourite subject - and the one for which he is best known - was the Paris Flea Market,

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