Artist of the moment…….Jean Hugo

 

Jean Hugo was a French painter renowned for his quick sketches. Jean Hugo was born in Paris, France in the year 1894. Hugo comes from a long line of artists, his great grandfather was famed French romantic Victor Hugo. Jean Hugo’s father was named George. George Hugo was an author and painter. The black and white work of a man is self portrait by Jean Hugo.

Hugo is associated with the Modernist and Surrealist movements.

Hugo taught himself to draw, paint, and even write his own essays since he was a child.

Hugo himself was married twice and from his second marriage produced seven children, many went on to various artistic careers.

Jean Hugo passed away in 1984 at the age of 89 years old.

Many books written by Hugo and his relatives have to do with art.

Price range information : Works range from $10,000 to $320,000.

 

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