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Jules Grün (1868-1934) | Painter of the Belle Époque






Jules-Alexandre Grün was a French🎨 Post-impressionist painter, poster artist and illustrator.
He is called the last great artist of the Belle Époque.
Jules-Alexandre Grün was a student of the famous theater decorator of the Paris Opera, Jean-Baptiste Lavastre, and the landscape painter and long-time jury member of the Paris Salon, Antoine Guillemet.


Grun's best known painting is called "The Dinner Party", produced in 1911.
It was, however, in the fields of poster art and illustration art, for which he was famous. His entire artistic work includes around 2,000 posters that he had created in about forty years.
He was employed at a large printing company in Paris and his artistic director was Jules Chéret. Chéret was also his main competitor in poster art.
  • Distinctions
Knight of the Legion of Honor, 1911
Commander of the Order of Nichan Iftikhar, 1912






















Jules-Alexandre Grün (Parigi, 26 maggio 1868 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, 24 gennaio 1938) è stato un pittore, grafico e litografo Francese🎨.
È considerato l'ultimo grande artista della Belle Époque.
Jules-Alexandre Grün era studente del famoso decoratore teatrale dell'Opera di Parigi, Jean-Baptiste Lavastre e del pittore paesaggista e membro della giuria di lunga data del Salone di Parigi, Antoine Guillemet.
I soggetti preferiti di Green erano nature morte, ritratti e scene della vita parigina.
Oltre a Jules Chéret, Jules-Alexandre Grün si è fatto un nome come pittore di poster e illustratore.
Tutta la sua opera artistica comprende circa 2.000 manifesti che aveva creato in circa quarant'anni.
Jules-Alexandre Grün morì di malattia di Parkinson e fu sepolto nel cimitero di Père Lachaise.






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