Henri Guerard

Le Havre – The Artists – Guerard, Henri

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who painted in Le Havre. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

Henri-Charles Guerard
Henri-Charles Guerard

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Henri Charles Guerard (1846 – 1897) was a French painter, engraver, lithographer and printer. He was born and died in Paris.

He married in 1879 to Eva Gonzales, painter, student, model and friend of Monet. Eva left many of her portraits to her husband. She dies at the age of 36 of an embolism following the delivery of her son (On September 17, 1888, he married his sister-in-law Jeanne Gonzales (1852-1924), also a painter, as a second wife.)

The couple went to the Saint-Simeon farm in Honfleur, where they found their painter friends: Felix Bracquemond, Felix Buhot, Cezanne, Adolphe-Felix Cals, Jules Cheret, Ernest Cabaner, Norbert Goeneutte.

Not much else is known about this artist.

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1874 - Henri Guerard - Le Havre, Port of Havre
1874 – Henri Guerard – Le Havre, Port of Havre
1874 - Henri Guerard - Port of Havre
1874 – Henri Guerard – Port of Havre
1891 - Henri Guerard - Exit from the port of Havre
1891 – Henri Guerard – Exit from the port of Havre

TODAY: The port entrance has not changed much of the century.

Guerard did not paint much, but he did paint in the following places in France (a link “⇠” to his works will appear below when published):

Here are the painters/artists who painted in Le Havre (a “*” indicates that the artist did not worked directly in Le Havre itself, instead worked closeby, a link “” to the artist’s works will appear below when published):

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