Jean Pierre Cassigneul was born in Paris in 1935. He studied art at the Académie Charpentier and under Jean Souverbie who had cubist influences in his work and was head professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Between 1956 and 1960 Cassisneul was instructed by Chapalain-Midy and worked in his studio. In 1965 he met Kiyoshi Tamenaga, who would become his art dealer in Japan, he would his work many times in Japan. In 1968 Wally Findley becomes his dealer in the USA. 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.