(1902 - 1960)
Paul Jacoulet was active/lived in Japan, France. Paul Jacoulet is known for ukiyo-e printmaking, portraits, woodblocks.
Biography Paul Jacoulet
Paul Jacoulet is best known for his striking portraits of the natives of Asia and the South Seas. He designed over 160 woodblock* prints and oversaw their production in his workshop. Following in the collaborative tradition of ukiyo-e* printmaking, Jacoulet recruited talented carvers and printers who could duplicate the delicate lines of his drawings and watercolors. The exquisite quality of Jacoulet's prints was due in great part to his exacting standards, and his use of costly materials like mica, crushed pearl and powdered metals.
Born in Paris in 1896, Jacoulet was raised in Tokyo from an early age. His father Frederic Jacoulet was a university professor hired by the Japanese government to teach French to young aristocrats. Jacou
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