(1904 - 1962)
Foulque was active/lived in France. Foulque is known for surrealist painting.
There is little known about the personal life of the artist who worked under the pseudonym Foulque. A biographic manuscript, signed Gisèle F. (doubtless the artist's partner) and drafted at the time of his death in 1962, was found in the artist's studio along with a few other archival documents; this is the only document containing information about this underappreciated artist's life.
Born in Paris in 1904 into a bourgeois family, Foulque was encouraged by his parents to develop his gift for drawing. He refused however to pursue his studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, finding the curriculum to be too academic. He preferred to develop his own aesthetic, based on the attentive observation of the Parisian
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