(1883 - 1943)
Jean Louis Boussingault was active/lived in France. Jean Boussingault is known for Parisien high-life, genre scene painting, dance figures, camouflage art.
Biography Jean Boussingault
Jean Louis Boussingault was a French painter born in Paris in 1883, and he died there in 1943. He was the grandson of a famous scientist and a friend of Dunoyer de Segonzac, with whom he did military service in 1903, and whose studio he shared, and also of Luc-Albert Moreau at the Académie Julian.
While still a young man, Boussingault, who first exhibited in 1909 at the Salon des Indépendants (Nude Woman in a Tall Hat), was commissioned by the couturier Paul Poiret to do a vast decoration crowded with Amazons, mannequins, swings and fabulous staircases. He was hailed as a new Constantin Guys. With a kind of suppressed humour and fundamental bluntness, this frequenter of race-courses and big bars, who had the bony features and
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