Georges Jules Victor Clairin
(1843 - 1919)
Georges Jules Victor Clairin was active/lived in France. Georges Jules Clairin is known for painting.
Biography Georges Jules Victor Clairin
Georges Clairin was a student of Isidore Pils and Picot. In addition to being a well-known portraitist, Clairin also completed numerous decorative commissions for public buildings: the theatres in Tours and Cherbourg, the Opéra in Monte Carlo, as well as the Opéra, Sorbonne, Hôtel de Ville and Bourse du Commerce in Paris. Clairin was awarded a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 and made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in 1897.
Georges Clairin is best remembered for his numerous portraits of Sarah Bernhardt, the most famous actress of the late 19th century. A close friend and confidant of the actress, Clairin completed both intimate views of Sarah at home and more official p
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