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Let’s look at life in Paris at the end of the 19th century with Jean Béraud

« After the Office at the Church of the Holy Trinity » – 1900 (Photo author: Own work . Source: commons.wikimedia )
« Les_Halles« 1 January 1879 (Photo Source: commons.wikimedia )

Jean Béraud is a French painter, born (of French parents) on January 12, 1849 in Saint Petersburg and died in Paris on October 4, 1935,.
After the death of his sculptor father in 1853, he accompanied his mother Geneviève Eugénie Jacquin and his 3 brothers during their trip to Paris.

He followed his artistic studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and began at the Salon in 1872.

« At the Tea Room » – 1889 (Photo author: Le Salon de la Mappemonde . Source: flickr )
« Parisian Avenue » – 1935 (Photo author: Le Salon de la Mappemonde . Source: flickr )

Jean Béraud becomes one of the main painters of Parisian life during the « Belle Epoque ». He painted scenes of daily life in the streets of Paris, the life of the bourgeoisie, the small trades, the atmosphere of cafes, and social themes. He also painted a lot of portraits.
In 1887, he was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, then was promoted to officer of the same order in 1894.

« La Marseillaise » -1880 ( (Photo author: Le Salon de la Mappemonde . Source: flickr )
« The cycle chalet in the Bois de Boulogne » – 1900 ( (Photo author: Irina . Source: flickr )

Title photo: « Boulevard Poissonnière in autumn » – 1885 ( (Photo author: Gandalf’s Gallery . Source: flickr )





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