Jean Pierre Cassigneul was born in Paris in 1935. He studied art at the Académie. Between 1956 and 1960 Cassisneul was instructed by Chapalain-Midy and worked in his studio. Throughout the 1970's Iean Pierre Cassigneul exhibited extensively in Europe, Japan and the USA. Cassigneul is a painter, lithographer and illustrator. He created beautiful portraits of youung woman with big very fashionable hats. He was trongly influenced by expressionist painter Kees van Dongen.