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Girardet Jules

Biography of Artist

1856 - 1946
Born in Versailles to Swiss parents where he died in Switzerland.
Painter of historical, genre scenes, landscapes, murals watercolours and pastels.
He was the son of Paul Girardet. He studied under Alexandre Cabanol at the School of Beaux-Arts in Paris. He regularly figured in Paris at the Salon, but also he had a number of exhibitions at the Swiss provinces.
In 1881 he received a third class medal from the Paris Salon, and bronze and silver medal at the universal Exhibition in 1889.
His works can be found in the museums of Berne, Geneva, Nante, Neuchatel and Quimper.