Eugène Burnand

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Eugène Burnand, The disciples Peter and John came running to the tomb on the morning of the Resurrection, 1898. Paris, Musée d'Orsay

Eugène Burnand (30 August 1850 – 4 February 1921) was a Swiss painter. He was born in the municipality of Moudon in the Swiss canton Vaud. Before moving to Paris in 1872 he studied with Barthélemy Menn at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva. In Paris he joined Jean-Léon Gérôme's studio, and was known primarily as a landscape painter.

Burnand was greatly influenced by the Realism of such artists as Jean-François Millet and Gustave Courbet. This is reflected in perhaps his best known work, The Disciples Peter and John Running to the Sepulchre on the Morning of the Resurrection c.1898, which hangs in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

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