Baudry, Paul

PAINTER (FRANCE)
BORN 7 Nov 1828, La-Roche-sur-Yon, Vendée - DIED 17 Jan 1886, Paris
REAL NAME Baudry, Paul Jacques Aimé
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 04, ligne 01, 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 after 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
• used as a model D'Antigny, Blanche

Events
28/9/1850Bouguereau unexpectedly wins a Premier Grand Prix de Rome. The prize had already been awarded to Paul Baudry. Because of a free place at the Villa Medici the academy decided to award a second Premier Grand Prix to Bouguereau for his "Zénobie retrouvée pas les bergers sur les bords de l'Araxe". [Bouguereau, William]

Images

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

 

Sources
• Le Clère, Marcel, Cimetières & Sepultures de Paris, Hachette, Paris, 1978
The Catalogue Raisonné, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Borghi Publications, Internet, 1997
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry - Wikipedia


Bauer, Heinrich

Published: 08 Nov 2014
Last update: 26 Sep 2020