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Jean Fontan

Born in: 1957

France

Biography

Born in 1957, Jean Fontan became a professional artist at the age of 42.

This self-taught artist paints memories of his childhood and his youth in his pieces, elevating them to the rank of universal and timeless images. His talent lies in his mastery of color and his depiction of movement and speed.

While he hoped to live the American dream, he now prefers to concentrate on creating new painting techniques. His environment is the source of this new visions, since the artist decided to travel and impregnate himself with all the noise, movement and energy that is found in the town squares, the ports and railway stations.

Jean Fontan works particularly the material and color. He regularly uses pure pigments and mixed materials, mixing oil with silk, or paper with the help of a knife or the "shaper".

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  • Painting

  • Painting Animals

  • Painting Everyday life

  • Painting Oil

  • Painting Acrylic

  • French Artist

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Jean Fontan, Time Square Red, Painting

Jean Fontan

Time Square Red, 2010
47.2 x 31.5 x 2.4 inch
Painting

$3,677

Jean Fontan, Partage, Painting

Jean Fontan

Partage, 2017
31.5 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$3,064

Jean Fontan, Tokyo 5, Painting

Jean Fontan

Tokyo 5, 2017
31.5 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Painting

$3,064

Jean Fontan, Shibuya 8, Painting

Jean Fontan

Shibuya 8, 2017
31.5 x 31.5 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$4,289

Jean Fontan, Atelier 3, Painting

Jean Fontan

Atelier 3, 2016
31.5 x 31.5 x 2 inch
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Jean Fontan, L'autruche, Painting

Jean Fontan

L'autruche, 2013
31.5 x 47.2 x 2 inch
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Jean Fontan, Regate Rouge et Noir, Painting

Jean Fontan

Regate Rouge et Noir, 2000
19.7 x 59.1 x 2.4 inch
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Jean Fontan, Valentine 37, Painting

Jean Fontan

Valentine 37, 2015
23.6 x 23.6 x 2 inch
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Jean Fontan, Atelier, Painting

Jean Fontan

Atelier, 2013
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
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