Artist Search
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Jean Dubuffet  (1901 - 1985)

/ doo-booh-fay/
About: Jean Dubuffet


Examples of his work



Exhibits - current  

Discussion board

Send me updates


Signature Examples*

Buy and Sell: Jean Dubuffet

For sale ads

Auction results*


Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*  


Place a classified ad  
Lived/Active: France      Known for: mod painting

Login for full access
View AskART Services

*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for Jean Dubuffet
1901 (Le Havre, France)
1985 (Paris)


   Share an Image of the Artist

Often Known For
mod painting

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(0 Active)

Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

Like Gauguin, Dubuffet started out as an unlikely candidate to be anything at all in the art world.   He was born in Le Havre, France in 1901;  his father was a prosperous Le Havre wine merchant.  Dubuffet tried painting for a while, then gave it up in disgust because he decided he was only imitating his Paris friends, Suzanne Valadon, Raoul Dufy and Fernand Leger. 

He went back to selling wine, got "a wife, furniture, a maid, a brother-in-law, a car, k (showing 500 of 11819 characters).

Subscriber Members, please Log On for artist biographies and for all services.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

This artist's biography is accessible freely to anyone every Friday.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records