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Henri Jean Pontoy

Full name: Henri Jean Pontoy
Gender: Male
Born: February 5, 1888 in Rheims, Marne, France
Died: 1968
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions


Henri Pontoy, educated at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, was one of the last representatives of the French school of neo-classical Orientalism, as he travelled a lot around Northern and West Africa, and these travels influenced his works deeply. Before WWII he visited Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, where he also was a professor of art in Fez. After the war he went to Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 36 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Painting France FRA AC

Mixed Painting

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 36 Paris Art Competitions France Final Standings AC The 6-Day Bicycle Race
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