BORN 23 Jun 1843, Paris - DIED 5 Sep 1919, Beauvais, Oise|
REAL NAME Badin, Jules Jean
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Passy Cimetière, 2 Rue du Commandant Schloesing (division 02 (Taffin de Givenchy tomb))
Jules Badin was the son of the painter Pierre-Adolphe Badin (1805-1876).
He was educated by Alexandre Cabanel and Paul Baudry. He married
Marguerite Diéterle (1853-1940) and they had at least six children.|
He is best known for being the owner and director of the manufactory of gobelins in Beauvais, where he succeeded his father. During the war of 1870-1871 many tapestries were lost in fires and state patronage ended, but after the war demand increased when Paris was rebuilt.
As a painter he is mostly remembered for his history paintings and his portraits.
was pupil to Baudry, Paul Jacques Aimé