Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960

Born in Paris. Dates given are from his tombstone, but birth is also reported as 1896. Father sent to Tokyo as a teacher; from age 4 Paul Jacoulet lived in Japan. Self-taught as an artist, he produced 166 known prints. With the exception of a few published by Kato Junji in 1934 these were self-published; carved by Yamagishi Kazue and Maeda Kentaro. Subjects include South Sea islanders, Mongolians, Manchurians, Koreans, and Ainu as well as Japanese. His decorative colorful style is a hybrid of Oriental and Occidental features.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

Artwork

La Gerbe D’Anthurium. Angur La Gerbe D’Anthurium. Angur #270642 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $2,000
Premier Amour. Yap, Ouest Caroline Premier Amour. Yap, Ouest Caroline #250880 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 SOLD
Le Repas de Mendiants, Seoul, Coree Le Repas de Mendiants, Seoul, Coree #270297 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $800