About the artist:
Truphémus Jacques was born October 25, 1922 in Grenoble, France. 1934-40, studied at the Lycée Champollion in Grenoble. 1937, first oil paintings: landscapes and still lifes. 1941, he entered the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Lyon for teachers Chancrin, Laplace, and Chartres Vieilly. 1943-45, war and disease forced him to stop his studies. 1945-46, he finds in the painting class of Antoine Chartres friends Cottavoz, Fusaro, Charrin Philibert, Helene Mouriquand, Coquet. 1947 he moved to Paris, he worked as a night watchman, drew the Grande Chaumiere. He first exhibited at the "Salon of the age of 30" with Cottavoz, Bernard Buffet, etc.. It also outlines the "Salon du Sud-Est" in Lyon. 1949, back in Lyon, he exhibited with his painter friends Cottavoz, Fusaro, Charrin, etc.. in the chapel of the school under the label of Ampere "Fair Sansisme". 1950, married in December with Aimee Laurens. 1952, exhibition in the Saarland under the patronage of the newspaper "Art". 1955, meeting of first amateur critic Marius Mermillon. He took possession of the workshop was that the painter Etienne Morillon and the artist formerly Servant. 1956, some paintings are on deposit at the Galerie Monique de Groote in Paris and Brussels. 1956-58, one of his paintings was acquired by the Museum of Geneva, Switzerland. 1957, - Nice, Prix de la Jeunesse Mediterranean - "Stay" and exposure to the Palais de la Mediterranee - Paris, buying a canvas "Characters in the sea." 1958, - Marianne Gilbert Price, Galerie Bernheim Jeune, Dauberville - Meet the Doctor Miguet, a great friend of painters, from whom they were still a great comfort in his house in Barns of Servette (at Douvaine, Haute-Savoie), which was often transformed into an exhibition. 1959, - Buying a painting for the museum by Mr. Laurens Annecy - Signed an exclusive contract with the Gallery Romanet, Paris - Purchase by the state of the work "The Rhone" in the Museum of Saint-Etienne. 1970, trip to Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka. 1974, - Publication of a travel book "Sketches of Japan", published in the sign of Aquarius, by Roth and Sauter, Lausanne, Switzerland. - 20 min film shot in his studio by FR3 in the form of an interview with Louis Calaferte (director: André Bonnardel). 1979, - Price of the Association of Art Critics and exposure to room Marius Mermillon, Lyon - Purchase of two paintings by the Museum of Lyon. 1985, death of his close friend Dr. Jacques Miguet. 1988, Interview with Jean-Jacques LERR. Director Alain Vollerin, Lyon, platic Arts (time 38'30). 1991, "Flint", poems illustrated by Louis Calaferte Truphémus, edit Furrows of Time. 1993 film "Jacques Truphémus", directed Mr. Van Zele for France 3 Lyon. 2000, January death of his wife Aimee. 2001, publication of the book "Communion of aesthetics," edited by Denis and Jean-Pierre Lafay Groboz. These meetings between artists and collectors, eg. "Said Jacques Jacques Gairard Truphémus". MAJOR EXHIBITIONS: 1949, Gallery-Repelin Perriot, Grenoble. 1951, with exhibits at the Galerie Hélène Mouriquand Troncy, Lyon. 1954, People and Culture Gallery, Lyon. 1955, an exhibition on the theme of the carnival, La Croix-Rousse, Lyon. 1956, Galerie des Jacobins, Lyon. 1957, Galerie Perriere, Annecy. 1958, The Granges of Servetus, Douvaine (Haute-Savoie). 1959, - Gallery Perriere, Annecy - Gallery Montmorency, Paris. Items of Georges Besson Claude Roger Marx. The latter wrote the foreword to the catalog. - Galerie Saint-Georges, Lyon. 1964, "Northern Beaches" Romanet Gallery, Paris. 1967, "Amsterdam et plages du Nord", Galerie Romanet, Paris. 1971, - Galerie Bettie Thommen, Bâle - "Dix ans de peinture", Granges de Servettes, Douvaine, (Haute-Savoie). 1972, "Du Nord en Orient", Château-musée d'Annecy. 70 peintures du Japon : rue d'Osaka, Temples, Théâtre de Bansaku. 1974, Galerie Kriegel, Paris. 1978, "Peintures 1972-77", Maison de Lyon, Lyon. 1986, Rétrospective, Musée des Beaux-arts, Lyon, puis à Lausanne, Galerie Bellefontaine, et à Zürich, Galerie Kelten Keller. 1988, "Aquarelles", Galerie Bellefontaine, Lausanne, Suisse. 1990, "Peintures et pastels", Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, puis à l'Arsenal, Metz. 1991, - "Peintures et pastels", Palais Carnolès, Menton - "Peintures, pastels et dessins", Galerie Fert, Yvoire - exposition "Livres illustrés", musée de l'Imprimerie, Lyon, à l'occasion de la sortie du recueil de poèmes "Silex" de Louis Calaferte. 1992, "Peintures et pastels", Salon de Mars, stand Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris - Musée de la Ville, Vienne (France). 1993, 3e Salon du Dessin de collection, Grand Palais, stand Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris - Galerie de la Cité, Carcassonne (avec le concours de la Galerie Claude Bernard). 1994, - "Peintures récentes", Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris - Musée Hébert, La Tronche, (France). 1995, "Oeuvres récentes", Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris. 1996, exposition personnelle dans le cadre du Salon du Sud-Est, Lyon. 1998, - "Huiles sur toile, oeuvres récentes", FIAC, stand Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris - "Oeuvres sur papier : pastels, aquarelles, fusain, crayon", Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris. 1999, Château de Hauterives, Drôme. 2000, Le Rectangle, Lyon. 2002, "Peintures récentes", Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris. 2003, "Oeuvres sur papier ", Maison de Pays de Mornant, Rhône.
Truphémus Jacques was born October 25, 1922 in Grenoble, France. 1934-40, studied at the Lycée Champollion in Grenoble. 1937, first oil paintings: landscapes and still lifes. 1941, he entered the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Lyon for