(1888 - 1964)
Jean Dufy was active/lived in France. Jean Dufy is known for painting-city scenes and musicians, porcelain decoration, theatre sets.
Biography Jean Dufy
From LeHavre and an arts-oriented family of eleven children including
the famous Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Jean Dufy showed artistic ability
from childhood. Throughout his future career, his older brother,
Raoul, encouraged him. Jean not only did fine-art painting but
painted theatre sets. To earn money, he was a clerk for an
overseas import business and even served as secretary on a
transatlantic liner, La Savoie, which traveled between New York and Le Havre.
In these jobs, Dufy did much walking and observing around the port of
Le Havre, and also became fascinated with modernist 'tradition
breakers' such as Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
He became a student in Le Havre at the l'
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