Baudry, Paul Jacques Aimé

PAINTER (FRANCE)
BORN 7 Nov 1828, La-Roche-sur-Yon - DIED 17 Jan 1886, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 04, 1ere ligne, AA, 16)

Paul Baudry studied with M.M. Drolling. In 1850 he won the Prix de Rome for his "Zenobia found on the Banks of the Araxes". He created historical and mythological paintings. He was influenced by Correggio. In 1861 he created "Charlotte Corday afthe the Murder of Murat". In 1874 he made wall paintings for the foyer of the Opera in Paris. He painted portraits of Charles Garnier, Edmond About and others. Baudry was a member of the Académie des beaux-arts.

Related persons
• painted About, Edmond
• was teacher to Badin, Jules

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Le Clère, Marcel, Cimetières & Sepultures de Paris, Hachette, Paris, 1978
gargl.net - This website is for sale! - Père Lachaise travel Resources and Information.
Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Paul Baudry at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 


Baur, Hans

Published: 8 Nov 2014
Last update: 8 Nov 2014