Born on 18.12.1887 in Calais, lived and worked in Paris. Student of Humbert and Charles Fouqueray and the National School of Fine Arts in Paris. She exhibited in the Salon of French Artists since 1911. She was largely influenced of the style of Ch. Fouqueray, mainly his large historical subjects. Since 1921 she started travelling, mainly toward North Afrika, but just like Charles Fouqueray, she visited the Ottoman Empire as well. In her career, she was committed to work for the Governors Palace of Dakar, Tunisian Palace and the Museum of Colonies where she exhibited in 1931.

Thil visited Thessaloniki around 1930 whеre she made the several paintings. One oil painting “L’Acropole a Salonique”, is sold by the auction house Machoir-Bailly, Versailles, France on 17th June 1992 (lot number 108). Another with title Fontaine a Yéni-Koulé-Salonique is sold by auction house Artcurial France on 12.05.2015 (lot number 27). Several of her Thessaloniki works are also in the collection of Danesh Museum of Art, New York, USA.

Jeanne Thil 1887- 1968 Fontaine a Yéni Koulé Salonique gouache
Jeanne Thil 1887- 1968 Fontaine a Yéni Koulé Salonique gouache
Jeanne Thil 1887- 1968 Bear Tamer in Thessaloniki gouache
Jeanne Thil 1887- 1968 Bear Tamer in Thessaloniki gouache

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Vlatko potpis s

This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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