B. Japan, 1910 – 1975
Signed and dated “Jun Dobashi 62” on lower right
Crayon and gouache on paper
65 x 50 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
Jun Dobashi was born in 1910 in Tokyo, where he studied at an art academy there in 1933 before leaving to stay in Paris for a year in 1938. He later returned to France again, this time staying from 1953 to 1969, earning him the perception of a Franco-Japanese artist.
The abstract painter also speak the lithography language in art. In 1954, Dobashi held his first solo exhibition in Paris in 1954, and went on to exhibit regularly at Galerie Fricker. Throughout his career, he would exhibit at many leading art avant-garde salons including the Salons d’Automne, Salon de Mai, Salon des Comparaisons, and Galerie Charpentier, establishing the Japanese artist internationally.