CLAIRIN Georges Jules Victor
Mixed technique on paper: 55,5 x 77.5 cm / 21.8 x 30,5 ins
Signed and dated '1885' lower right
Painter of portraits and theatre decorations.
Georges Jules Victor Clairin was a pupil of Isidore Pils and Jean-Claude Picot at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was well-known for his decorations of theaters and operas. He was also an excellent portraitist.
Clairin visited Spain and Morocco with Henri Regnault. He was awarded a silver medal in 1889 and was appointed Officier in the Légion d’Honneur in 1897.
He exhibited in Paris from 1901 onwards.
Provenace: Private Collection Baden-Baden, Germany.
Paris 1843 - Belle-Ile-en-Mer (Morbihan) 1919
Agen - Dieppe - Louviers - Paris - Rouen - Saint-Brieuc
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 3, p. 1056-1057.