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George Capon

 (1890 - 1980)
George Émile Capon was active/lived in Illinois / France.  George Capon is known for mod figure, genre and portrait painting.

Biography  
George Capon


Georges Capon was born in Paris, France in 1890.  He studied at l'École Germain Pilon.

Capon was a painter of Montmartre.  He exhibited regularly at the Salon D'Automne, Salon des Artistes Indépendants, and the Salon des Tuileries.  He was mobilized in World War One and served throughout the war.

Capon exhibited his work for many years in solo exhibitions at the Galerie Berthe Weill on the Rue Lafitte, in Paris.  He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1931.

Capon's work is distinguished by its sometimes satirical depictions of his subjects.

Modern technique and style define his body of work. Like his friends Dufy, Gromaire and Savin, he captured the cafes and nightclubs along   ...  Displaying 750 of 0 characters.



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About  George Capon

Born:  1890 - Paris, France
Died:   1980
Known for:  mod figure, genre and portrait painting