(1886 - 1965)
Jean Despujols was active/lived in Louisiana / France. Jean Despujols is known for landscape, military, idyllic scene.
Biography Jean Despujols
Jean Despujols was born in Salles, in the Bordeaux region of France.
Despujols was a student in Bordeaux and then in Paris. In 1914 he won the prestigious Prix de Rome. He was a soldier on the front in World War One, where he did many sketches of his experiences.
Despujols exhibited at the Salon des Tuileries, Salon des Indépendants, Salon des Artistes Français. He won many prizes. He exhibited in Copenhagen, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Geneva.
In 1923 he bacame a professor at l'Académie Americaine des Beaux-Arts, at Fontainebleau. He continued to paint and exhibit for the next decade.
Despujols traveled to Indochina in 1937-38 on an official mission
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