Jean Béraud “The Aesthete” or “Dorian Gray In A London Fog” Oil On Canvas 1890s P868

P868-46

To be a fashionable painter in the city that set all fashions, for the whole world, at the height of the Belle Époque, is to undertake a not inconsiderable assignment, and, certainly during the years of his own vogue, Jean Béraud rose to the challenge. He went everywhere, knew everyone, painted everything. But this painting is ...