Jehan Frison, born in Brussels in 1888 and died in Linkebeek in 1961, is a painter, aquafortist, draftsman, wood carver and Belgian engraver.
Jehan Frison studied at the Saint-Josse-ten-Noode Academy and between 1896 and 1902 did his artistic training at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. It is notably under the influence of Auguste Oleffe that he will have a preference for landscapes, still lifes, seascapes, figures and domestic interiors. He belonged to the circles of friends of Auguste Oleffe and Rik Wouters when he lived in Watermael-Boitsfort a municipality of the Brussels agglomeration. He also had a friendly relationship with graphic artist Paul Craps. He was a member of the Auderghem Art Circle.He travels to London and then it is in Paris, that he undergoes the influence of Post-Impressionism. He settled in Linkebeek, Belgium in 1913. He uses a clear and pure palette with a thick and colored paste. He visited Morocco twice (1917 and 1928). These trips had a profound influence in the expression of his future artistic creations.
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