Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry (1828-1886) was a French painter who won numerous prizes and awards during his lifetime.
Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry Summary:
- During his residency in Italy, he was influenced by the Mannerist art of Correggio and applied it to his work.
- Baudry enjoyed painting mythological subjects.
- He dabbled in murals as seen in the frescoes of several buildings in Paris such as the Court of Cassation, the Chateau de Chantilly, and the Opera Garnier.
- He was a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts.
- Baudry was honored with a statue at La Roche-sur-Yon in western France.
Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry Famous Paintings:
- The Wave and the Pearl (1862)
- Diana Reposing (ca. 1859)
- Zenobia found on the Banks of the Araxes (1850)
- St. John the Baptist as a Child (1860)
- Truth (ca. 1879)
- Venus Playing With Cupid (undated)