Georges Jeannin was a Parisian still life and flower painter. His bouquets are painted

with large, generous brushstrokes and vibrant, deep colours.

Having studied under Victor Louis Vincelet, he began exhibiting at the Paris Salon from 1875. Jeannin, in collaboration with Cesbron, decorated the Paris Hotêl de Ville’s Salon de Passage.

Many of Jeannin’s flower paintings were purchased by the State and he was awarded

many prizes of excellence throughout his career. Georges Jeannin was the chairman of the Société des Peintres de Fleurs, was made a member of the Sociétaire des Artistes Français in 1887 and a Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur in 1903. His works have been conserved in museums throughout France.

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