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Jean Louis Forain

French painter, lithographer, and caricaturist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Artist whose work combines the realism of Manet with the satire of Daumier, most of his work was done for Paris journals; he exhibited in four of the Impressionist exhibitions between 1879 and 1886.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115211.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Jean Louis Forain:

Jean Louis Forain Christ Carrying the Cross Etching
Jean Louis Forain At the Stock Exchange, ca. 1915 Lithograph on wove paper
Jean Louis Forain Les Mines d’Or, 1895 Color lithograph on newsprint paper
Jean Louis Forain Lourdes: La Paralytique, late 19th century - early 20th century Etching on wove paper
Jean Louis Forain Girl Mother (Fille Mère), 1902 Etching on Dutch paper
Jean Louis Forain In Greece (En Grèce), late 19th century - early 20th century Lithograph
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