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.

Visite aux Ateliers L'Illustration Journal Universel No. 384 Vol XVI (French)

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).