Jean Dufy | the artist
The artist Jean Dufy
Born 1888, Le Havre, France.
Died May 12 1964, La Boissière, Boussay, France.
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Dufy was born in Le Havre in 1888, the seventh of eleven children. His father was an accountant in a metallurgy company as well as a talented amateur musician…
Vue sur Notre-Dame'
"Le Foret du Rond"
La Seine a Paris
From a family of nine children, Jean Dufy was the younger brother of Raoul Dufy (1877-1953). The Dufy family was very open to the arts, particularly to music. From the age of 14, Jean exhibited his artistic abilities which were encouraged by his brother Raoul, and Raouls friend A.E. Othon Friesz.