(1844 - 1889)
Jules Tavernier was active/lived in California, Hawaii, Kansas, New York / France. Jules Tavernier is known for volcanic landscape and western scene painting.
Painting by Christian Rouillet
Biography Jules Tavernier
Perhaps best remembered for his volcano paintings of Hawaii, Jules
Tavernier also painted notable scenes of the West. Born in
Paris, Jules Tavernier had a father who was English and a French
mother, and Jules claimed British citizenship. As a child
he lived in both England and France. As a young man he studied
with artist Felix Barrias in Paris, and in 1864 began to exhibit at the
Paris Salon. He also painted in Barbizon, France.
At the start of the Franco-Prussian War, Tavernier volunteered for
service. At the end of the war he took advantage of his British
citizenship and moved to London where he worked as an
illustrator. From London he moved to New York where he
continued to work in illustration.&n
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