Born on 17.09.1887 in Paris, died on 23.11.1949 in Paris. He was a student of Paul Renouard and Louis Morin. Worked as an illustrator for the famous magazine L’Illustration. His books “Sketches of a Prisoner of War” containing 24 color drawings and “Petits métiers de Salonique” (Small businesses in Thessaloniki) containing 12 lithographies was published in 1918. Since then he illustrated more than 50 books.
Jacques Touchet was stationed in Thessaloniki, Macedonia with the French Army during the World War Оne. He produces several watercolors and drawings during 1916-18. Several drawings and watercolors from Thessaloniki 1917 were sold by the auction house Gautier-Goxe-Belaiisch in Enghien-les-Bains, France on 26.03. 2000. Several lithographs from ТThessaloniki period are in collection of the author of this lexicon