Jacques Villon (July 31, 1875 - June 9, 1963) was a French Cubist painter and printmaker.
Born Emile Méry Frédéric Gaston Duchamp in Damville, Eure, in the Haute-Normandie region of France, he came from a prosperous and artistically inclined family. While he was a young man, his maternal grandfather Emile Nicolle, successful businessman and artist, taught him and his siblings.
Gaston Duchamp was the elder brother of:
Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876-1918), sculptor
Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), painter, sculptor and author
Suzanne Duchamp-Crotti (1889-1963), painter