BORN 12 Jan 1849, St. Petersburg - DIED 4 Oct 1935, Paris|
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 01, ligne 1)
The impressionist painter Jean Béraud was the son of a sculptor with the same name who worked in St. Petersburg at the time of his birth. His mother was named Geneviève Eugénie Jacquin. After his father died the family moved to Paris. There he was educated as a lawyer until the war of 1870.
He studied painting under Léon Bonnat and first exhibited at the Salon in Paris in 1872. He gained recognition in 1876 for his "On the Way Back from the Funeral". He is best known for his scenes from life in Paris. In 1890 he was a founders of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, together with Rodin, Meissonier and Puvis de Chavannes.
Béraud never married and little is known about his private life. He died in 1935 in Paris.
was a friend of Manet, Edouard
has a connection with Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre
has a connection with Rodin, Auguste
Jean BÃ©raud - Wikipedia