Paris Kiosk  1884

by Jean Béraud

Like a number of other 19th-century artists, Béraud first trained to become a lawyer before discovering his true calling. In 1872, he enrolled in the studio of the portraiture specialist Léon Bonnat. While he began as a portraitist, he eventually became known for his highly detailed scenes of urban life. Working from a carriage that he converted into a mobile studio, Bérau...
H: 14 x W: 10 7/16 in. (35.5 x 26.5 cm)
Oil on canvas
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