Jules Girardet oil painting The heart has its reasons


Jules Girardet oil painting entitled 'The heart has its reasons'. Girardet was a painter of genre born in 1856 and died in 1938, born at
Versailles to Swiss parents who were French Nationals. He was a pupil of Cabanel at the School of Fine Arts. Girardet also painted historical compositions, amongst which there is The Siege of Sargossa. Another three of his compositions were inspired by F. Coppée, these being; The Route of Cholet, in the Rath Museum; The Revolt of Fouesnant, in the Museum of Quimper and The Disaster of Quiberon. Jules Girardet exhibited regularly at the Salon and was awarded a third class medal in 1881 and a bronze along with money in 1889 for his works. He also took part in a number of expositions in Paris, the provinces and in Switzerland. The Museum of Berne, Switzerland, houses a work titled At the edge of Lake Léman. height 50" (1270mm) width 42.4" (1075mm)-£16500

To enquire further about this item via email, click here >

  • Code: PPT40
  • Shipping Weight: 10kgs

Image Gallery

Copyright © 2017 Lord Nelson Antiques.