Jean Jansem

Jean Jansem was born in 1920 in Seuleuze (Asia Minor). He spent his childhood in Salonika, Greece, and arrives in France at the age of 11 where he starts painting.
He takes evening courses in the Montparnasse quarter in Paris. Graduates the school of Arts Dératifs in 1938.
He often visits the atelier of “La Grande Chaumière” and exhibits his first oil painting at the “Salon des Indépendants” in 1939.
During numerous trips to Greece, Spain, Italy and the French province, he prepares the important themes of his exhibitions such as : the fishermen and the children of Greece, the children and the houses of Spain, the bullfighting, in Italy the landscapes, the processions, the italian markets, Venice the Laguna, the mascarade parades, the carnavals and in France the village marketplaces and the landscapes.
Since 1951 : Jansem has held exhibitions of his work in France (Paris, Amiens, Nantes, Avignon, Marseille, Nancy, Toulouse, Cannes, Mulhouse, Bayonville, Clermont-Ferrand…) and in other countries (Rome, Palermo, Lausanne, New-York, Chicago, Palm-Beach, London, Brussels, Montréal, Tokyo, Osaka, Beirut, Sao Paolo, Johannesburg, Germany, Art Expo New York and Los Angeles.


Galerie Doucet, Paris.1951
Galerie Hervé, Paris.1954, 1956, 1959, 1963
Wally Findlay Galleries, New York, Chicago, Palm Beach. 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1973
Galerie David et Garnier, Paris. 1965
Galerihe Lefevre Gallery, Londres 1966, 1968, 1972
Galerihe Lefevre Gallery, Londres Isy Brachot, Bruxelles, “Rétrospective”. 1967
Galerie Moyon-Avenard, Nantes.1968, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1985, Read more >

Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 80x60cm