Eugène Giraud

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Giraud's portrait of Gustave Flaubert

Pierre François Eugène Giraud (August 8, 1806 - December 28, 1881) was a French painter and engraver. He painted one of the best known portraits of writer Gustave Flaubert. He won many awards and honors in recognition for his work.

Notable works[edit]

  • Danse dans une Posada à Granada, (1853)
  • Jeune Fille dansant au Caire, (1866) et, (1869)
  • Matador mortellement blessé
  • Femmes d'Alger
  • Caricature of Jules-Émile Saintin, between 1865 and 1870, watercolor, Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • Le Départ de l'armée de Condé ?, (1873),
  • Le Présentateur de bijou au harem, (1874),
  • Le Libraire, (1875),
  • Le Marché aux fleurs sous le Directoire, (1876).