Jean Edmond Baron De Pury
(1845 - 1911)
Jean Edmond Baron De Pury was active/lived in Switzerland. Jean Pury is known for Figure painting.
Biography Jean Edmond Baron De Pury
at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts in painting and engraving, the
Swiss-born Edmond Jean de Pury is best known for his Italian figurative
subjects, namely the working-class local color of Rome, Capri, and
At the Well, an exquisite portrait of a water carrier,
epitomizes this Italian body of work, evincing his facility at rendering
human personality. In addition, the white-and-grey palette, as well as
the attention to textures - stone walls and earthenware pot, pleated
linen chemise, and woven skirt - recall Pury's background in
printmaking. In fact, his numerous etchings were reproduced in
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