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Jules Tavernier

 (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.

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 18729 characters.

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Painting by Christian Rouillet

About  Jules Tavernier

Born:  1844 - Paris, France
Died:   1889 - Honolulu, Hawaii
Known for:  volcanic landscape and western scene painting