Eugène Burnand

1850 - 1921

portrait of Eugène Burnand Swiss painter, born in Moudon. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Geneva. In 1872 he moved to Paris.

Burnand was strongly influenced by the realism of Millet and Courbet. He made a living by illustrating books. Burnand died in Paris in 1921. In Moudon a museum is dedicated to his heritage.

work by Eugène Burnand