Béraud, Jean

BORN 12 Jan 1849, St. Petersburg - DIED 4 Oct 1935, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Cimetière de Montmartre, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 01, ligne 04, numéro 03, avenue des Gardes)

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.

Related persons
• was a friend of Manet, Édouard
• has a connection with Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre
• has a connection with Rodin, Auguste


The grave of Jean Béraud at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)


Jean Béraud - Wikipedia

Berber, Felix

Published: 29 Jun 2018
Last update: 22 Oct 2022