Jean Louis Forain - The Proof, photo via

Jean Louis Forain

France 1852 - 1931


Jean Louis Forain
Jean Louis Forain
June 13, 2013

Jean Louis Forain was a French Impressionist painter, lithographer, watercolorist, and etcher. A follower and protégé of Degas, Forain joined the Impressionist circle in time to take part in the fourth independent exhibition in 1879; he participated in three of the four landmark shows that followed between 1879 and 1884. Influenced by Impressionist theories on light and color, he preferred to depict scenes of everyday life.

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