Micronesian Ukiyo-e Prints of Paul Jacoulet

Micronesian Ukiyo-e Prints of Paul Jacoulet

Paul Jacoulet (1896-1960)


Micronesian Ukiyo-e Prints of Paul Jacoulet Paul Jacoulet was the artist who passed prewar days and the postwar period in Japan. He is good at drawing a watercolor painting, and is extolled as "the last Ukiyo-e painter" by Tadashi Iizawa.

He was born in France Paris on January 23, 1896, and visited Japan with mother in 1900. His father was teaching French and German at University of Foreign Language in Tokyo.

He visited Taiwan, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia. And he died in Karuizawa which is the summer resort in Japan in 1960, after leaving the watercolor painting and the line drawing of 166 prints (the many are portraits).

For further detail, please read [Watercolors of Paul Jacoulet] by Richard Miles (ISBN 1-877921-01-7 Meilinki Enterprises Ltd.).


  1. Yap Beauty and Orchids Yap Beauty and Orchids - Paul Jacoulet, 1934 19KB

  2. The Yellow-eyed Boys, Ohiol The Yellow-eyed Boys, Ohiol - Paul Jacoulet, 1940 17KB

  3. Violet Flowers, Tomil, Yap Violet Flowers, Tomil, Yap - Paul Jacoulet, 1937 17KB

  4. Self-Portrait 1923 and First Love, Yap Paul Jacoulet 1937 Self-Portrait 1923 and First Love, Yap Paul Jacoulet 1937 20KB

  5. Evening Flowers, Toloas, Truk - Paul Jacoulet,1941 Evening Flowers, Toloas, Truk - Paul Jacoulet,1941 19KB

  6. The Chief's Daughter, Mogomog - Paul Jacoulet,1953 The Chief's Daughter, Mogomog - Paul Jacoulet,1953 18KB

  7. Yagourouh and Mlo, Yap - Paul Jacoulet,1938 Yagourouh and Mlo, Yap - Paul Jacoulet,1938 17KB


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