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Paul Henri Bréham (1850-1933)

Bréham, born in Paris, studied with Alexandre Cabanel. He became known as a painter of history, genre scenes, and portraits. He first exhibited in the Paris Salon of 1875 with a painting entitled L’Attente.” (The Wait). In 1879 his entry in the Salon had the title: "David Chante devant Saul” (David Singing For Saul). In 1905 he painted Louis-Philippe at the Château of Neuilly, one of six paintings which illustrate the history of the commune of Neuilly-sur-Seine on the western outskirts of Paris. Other paintings in the series, housed in the town Hall of Neuilly-sur-Seine, include works by the painters Henri Gervex and Paul Renouard.

Listed: E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Gründ, Paris, 1999.

Paul Henri Bréham 1850-1933
The Barber

Watercolor, gouache, pen & ink
Signed, lower right: “P. Breham
Sheet size: 8½ X 7 inches
Frame size: 12¾X 10¼ inches
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