He is of Impressionism and Fauvism, frequents Toulouse-Lautrec, Raoul Dufy and Georges Rouault at the Atelier of the painter Eugène Cormon and Alfred Roll, known as the Académie de la Palette. He was also trained at the Beaux-Arts in Paris, at Eugène Carrière’s studio.
Subsequently, he acquired fame and recognition. The painter had his studio at 38, boulevard Rochechouart, exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and the Salon des Indépendants (from 1893 to 1925), of which he was vice-president in 1905 with his friend Paul Signac. The painter made history: he participated in the Viennese Secession exhibition in 1899, he was bronze medalist at the Universal Exhibition in Paris, 1900.
• Erich Steingraber, Fernand Piet , Leben & Werk, Munich, Bruckman, 1974
• Armand Dayot, Art and Artists, Volume II, October 1905 – March 1906 , Paris, 1906, page 60.
The review specifies that the State bought “La Gavotte, in Loctudy, Brittany” in 1905.
• Pepin d’Ars, art. “Graphic tablets, Le Salon d’Été”, Le Nouvel Écho , literary and dramatic review, Paris, n°14, July 15, 1892, page 444-445.
• Center National des Arts Plastiques, Paris ( La Gavotte, Brittany , 1905; The river at Pont-Château , 1911; Vegetable Market , 1906); The Pool, Roubaix; Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ( Market in Zeeland , 1897); Reims museum ( Market in Liège , 1895)
• Neue Pinakothek, Munich; Hermitage Museum (Schchukin Collection), Moscow