JULES GIRARDET(*1856 1938) FRENCH PAINTER (A C)Presentation Transcript
09.01.14 09:08 PM
Jules Girardet was a painter of genre born in 1856 at Versailles to
Swiss parents who were French Nationals. He was a pupil of Cabanel
at the School of Fine Arts.
Girardet also painted historical compositions, amongst which there is
The Siege of Sargossa. Another three of his compositions were
inspired by F. Coppée, these being; The Route of Cholet, in the Rath
Museum; The Revolt of Fouesnant, in the Museum of Quimper and
The Disaster of Quiberon.
Jules Girardet exhibited regularly at the Salon and was awarded a
third class medal in 1881 and a bronze along with money in 1889 for
his works. He also took part in a number of expositions in Paris, the
provinces and in Switzerland.
The Museum of Berne, Switzerland, houses a work titled At the edge
of Lake Léman