CLAIRIN Georges Jules Victor


Oil on canvas: 36 x 59.5 cm / 14.2 x 23.4 ins
Signed lower right

Painter of portraits and theatre decorations.

Georges Jules Victor Clairin was a pupil of Pils and Picot at the Fine Arts Academy in Paris. He was well-known for his decorations of theaters and operas. He visited Spain and Morocco with Henri Regnault. He was also an excellent portraitist. 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.

Paris 1843 - Belle-Ile-en-Mer (Morbihan) 1919
French School

Agen - Dieppe - Louviers - Paris - Rouen - Saint-Brieuc

E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 3, p. 1056-1057.