Jacques Signatures and The “Pepin” Umbrella

Jacques Artwork Signatures

Chef and Artist Jacques Pepin’s Full Signature (The Artistry of Jacques Pepin)

Jacques’ Full Signature

Jacques uses his full signature when signing prints of his artwork from “The Artistry of Jacques Pepin” website, among other things.

Chef and Artist Jacques Pepin’s Initials Signature (The Artistry of Jacques Pepin)

Jacques’ Initials Signature

Jacques uses his initials signature when signing certificates, etc. from “The Artistry of Jacques Pepin” website, among other things.

What is the Meaning of the Umbrella in Jacques Pepin’s Signature on His Artwork?

Jacques’ Umbrella Signature

In colloquial French, pepin means umbrella. Jacques signs his original artwork with his name and a small umbrella. A modified version forms his logo.

The Umbrella Pendant

“The Pepin” 18K Gold and Enamel Pendant is an Umbrella Which Jacques Pepin Uses as His Signature

Jacques’ Umbrella Signature

In 1965, while Jacques Pepin and his future wife Gloria were dating, Jacques and his friend and jeweler, Charles Odeurs, set out to design a brooch in the form of what was known as “The Pepin.” Now Jacques’ umbrella is once again a piece of fine jewelry. This time it’s a beautiful 18 karat gold with green and blue enamel pendant. Learn more.