Jared French


Jared French (February 4, 1905 – January 8, 1988) was an American painter who specialized in the medium of egg tempera. He was one of the artists attributed to the style of art known as magic realism along with contemporaries George Tooker and Paul Cadmus.

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French studied at Amherst College, 1921-1925. In 1926, he met Paul Cadmus, who was to become his lover, lifelong friend, and collaborator. He later married Margaret Hoening, and three became photographic collaborators.


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