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.
painted About, Edmond
was teacher to Badin, Jules
used as a model D'Antigny, Blanche
|28/9/1850||Bouguereau 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]|
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Paul-Jacques-AimÃ© Baudry - Wikipedia
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