jacques villon


François [frahn-swa] , 1431–63?, French poet.
Jacques [zhahk] , (Gaston Duchamp) 1875–1963, French painter.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To jacques villon
World English Dictionary
Villon (French vijɔ̃)
1.  François (frɑ̃swa). born 1431, French poet. His poems, such as those in Le Petit testament (?1456) and Le Grand testament (1461), are mostly ballades and rondeaux, verse forms that he revitalized. He was banished in 1463, after which nothing more was heard of him
2.  Jacques (ʒak), real name Gaston Duchamp. 1875--1963, French cubist painter and engraver

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica

jacques villon

French painter and printmaker who was involved in the Cubist movement; later he worked in realistic and abstract styles.

Learn more about Villon, Jacques with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature