Jean Béraud

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BÉRAUD Jean La Parisienne

Christie's /Nov 26, 2013
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Jean Béraud - Portrait Of A Lady In Masquerade Ball Costume

Jean Béraud - Portrait Of A Lady In Masquerade Ball Costume

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Jean Beraud (French, 1849-1936) Portrait of a lady in masquerade ball costume signed and dedicated 'À Mr Kulp/Souvenir affectueux/Jean Béraud.’’’’ (lower left) oil on canvas 21 x 10 ½ in. (53.3 x 26.6) Anonymous sale; Sotheby’’’’s, London, 19 April 1956, lot 103. Anonymous sale; Christie’’’’s, London, 5 July 1974, lot 214. Anonymous sale; Christie’’’’s, London, 21 June 1976, lot 31. P. Offenstadt, Jean Béraud 1849-1935, The Belle Epoque: A Dream of Times Gone By, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 1999, p. 291, no. 401 (illustrated).
Jean Béraud - Le Boulevard Saint-denis À Paris

Jean Béraud - Le Boulevard Saint-denis À Paris

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Jean Béraud (French, 1849-1936) Le boulevard Saint-Denis à Paris signed 'Jean Béraud' (lower left) oil on panel 14¾ x 22 in. (37.5 x 55.8 cm.) Aaron Calvert Chesbrough, circa 1900. Francis Pryun Chesbrough, by descent, circa 1910. William James Chesbrough, by descent, circa 1920. Richard M. Chesbrough, by descent, 1985. Thence by descent to the present owner. PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT MIDWESTERN COLLECTION
Jean Béraud - L'italienne

Jean Béraud - L'italienne

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Provenance Private Collection Sale: Christie's, London, June 16, 1995, lot 133 Sale: Drouot Richelieu, Paris, June 18, 1997, lot 12 Private collection (and sold: Drouot Richelieu, Paris, March 31, 2000, lot 27) Show Literature & Catalogue Notes Show Literature & Catalogue Notes Literature Patrick Offenstadt, Jean Béraud, 1849-1935, The Belle Époque: A Dream of Times Gone By, catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1999, p. 288, no. 392, illustrated in color p. 8 Hide Literature & Catalogue Notes Literature & Catalogue Notes 668 SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE Jean Béraud 1849 - 1935 L'ITALIENNE signed and dated upper right: J. Beraud / 1873. oil on canvas 16 by 12 3/4 in.; 40.6 by 32.4 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD Print Oil on canvas, lined. The picture surface is in generally good condition aside from flattened, fine craquelure. Under UV light, there are a few minor retouchings in the lower right corner. There is a horizontal line of retouching 3 in. long extending from just above the figure's left hand towards the right edge. There is also an area of retouching in the background 2 inches above this line.
Jean Béraud - La Parisienne

Jean Béraud - La Parisienne

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Jean Béraud (French, 1849-1936) La Parisienne oil on canvas 13¾ x 9¾ in. (35 x 24.8 cm.) The authenticity of the present work has been confirmed by Patrick Offenstadt and the Wildenstein Institute (letter dated 28 October 1999), who will include it in the next supplement to the Béraud catalogue raisonné.
Jean Béraud - Rue De Richelieu Sous La Pluie

Jean Béraud - Rue De Richelieu Sous La Pluie

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Jean Béraud (French, 1849-1936) Rue de Richelieu sous la pluie signed 'Jean Béraud' (lower left) oil on canvas 9 x 12½ in. (22.8 x 31.7 cm.) Béraud's images of Parisian life earned him the high praise of being 'Le Boilly de fin de siècle' from his contemporary Roger Ballu (Le Salon illustré, July 1889). Béraud clearly loved the city, and his pictures chronicle the customs and fashions of his era with precise detail. Belle Epoque journalist Paul Hourie wrote: 'when you paint scenes from everyday life, you have to place them in their context and give them their authentic setting. This means that, in order to be sincere, you have to photograph them on the spot, and forget about the conventions of the studio. As a result, Jean Béraud has the strangest life imaginable. He spends all of this time in carriages. It is not unusual to see a cab parked on a corner of a street for hours on end, with an artist sitting inside, firing off rapid sketches' (Offenstadt, p. 9). Béraud was the perfect flaneur, 'a passionate spectator whom we might liken to a mirror as vast as the crowd itself' (V. Steele, Paris Fashion - A Cultural History, New York, 1988, p. 90). Béraud's Paris and its denizens were always captured with the accuracy of a camera lens. His painter's eye was constantly drawn to places where people meet; theatres, cafés and of course restaurants. Béraud was particularly fond of capturing the effects of weather on the various mondaines of Paris, particularly the effects of wind and rain. No one could portray the unique effects of Paris in the rain like Jean Béraud. The city itself is bathed in the cool, silvery light of the overcast sky and the hustle and bustle of city life goes on despite the weather. Figures huddle beneath black umbrellas on the sidewalk, a gentleman rushes across the pavement in order to get out of the rain, and a couple take refuge in an alley, trying to keep dry while hailing a hackney cab. The palette is cool and restrained, yet captures perfectly that silvery light that is unique to Paris in the rain. The couple in the alley huddle beneath the sign for the restaurant Noel Peters, on the rue Richelieu. Located at 24 Passage des Princes, 9 rue Richelieu, the restaurant was famous for a dish created in 1860. The dish, 'Homard à l'americaine', is credited to Pierre Fraisse, who came from Sète in Languedoc and who had worked for a brief time in Chicago at a restaurant called 'Café americain'. Upon his return to Paris, Fraisse opened his restaurant, Noel Peters. Fraisse created the dish for a group of customers who were in a hurry and he only had lobsters to hand. He had to think fast, and he created a recipe that provided a much faster way to cook the shellfish than creating the traditional court buillion. Into a boiling pot of butter, tomatoes, crushed garlic, shallots, white wine, olive oil and a good dash of brandy he threw the chopped up lobsters. The name simply came to him when asked by his appreciative diners what the unusual dish was called, et voilà, 'Homard a l'americain'! The authenticity of this painting was confirmed by Patrick Offenstadt at the Wildenstein Institute on 21 March 2013. This painting will be included in the Wildenstein Institute's supplement to the Jean Béraud catalogue raisonné. (fig. 1) Rue de Richelieu, Paris, contemporary photograph.
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