Henri Jean Pontoy
(1888 - 1968)
Henri Jean Pontoy was active/lived in France. Henri Pontoy is known for painting.
Biography Henri Jean Pontoy
Henri Pontoy was a painter trained at the ' Ecole des Beaux - Arts in Paris with Luc - Olivier Merson and strongly influenced by the outdoor painting of the Barbizon School. In 1924, he received a grant from the colonial French Society of Artists, which allowed him to travel in Morocco. He settled in Fez where he painted typical orientalist scenes. He thus dedicated most of his life to Morocco, where he remained until 1965.
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