Monday, 18 January 2010

Le japonais

Self portrait, Paul Jacoulet

Paul Jacoulet (1896-1960) the French born artist best known for his Japanese woodblock portraits. Following in the tradition of ukiyo-e printmaking, Jacoulet was able to reproduce, and transform, his delicate line drawings and watercolours.

Trois Coreen, Seoul, Coree

Le Bonze Errant, Coree

La Mariee, Seoul, Coree

Le Marie, Seoul, Coree

Le Tabouret de Porcelaine, Mandochoukuo

Les Paradisiers, Mendo, Celebes

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Forbidden Colours


columnist said...

I've seen a number of his prints for sale at auction. They are indeed very pretty, with a vague Gaugin-esq quality.

little augury said...

These are lovely-You sources for beautiful art-unknowns to me-are endless. I would love something like this. pgt

Lynne Rutter said...

inspiring! thanks for sharing these!

Pigtown-Design said...

incredible. classic and contemporary at the same time.


Janet said...

These are wonderful! Are you familiar with the work of Frances Blakemore? Another western artist working in Japan.

Thombeau said...

Fabulous! Great music choice, too! Of course.