Pierre-Nicolas Euler was a French painter best known for his floral still life paintings. Born in Lyon in 1846, Euler studied under Jean-Marie Reignier at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Lyon. Later on, Euler moved to Paris in 1876 and opened a drawing studio. However, he returned to Lyon in the last years of the 19th century and devoted himself almost exclusively to painting flowers. Euler was recognized by Pierre Guillot for his art and was solicited to illustrate several covers of his prestigious Guillot Roses catalog. Euler’s daughter, Marie Saubiez-Euler, is also a painter who has flowers as her favorite theme. Euler died in 1915.
What Does Pierre-Nicolas Euler Paint About?
Pierre-Nicolas Euler painted floral still life. He gained his knowledge as an artist under the tutelage of Jean-Marie Reignier in the flower painting class at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Lyon. Euler moved to Paris in the late 19th century, opening a drawing studio and focusing mainly on painting flowers. Euler’s love for floral still life is also evident in his collaboration with Pierre Guillot for the illustration of several covers of the prestigious Guillot Roses catalog.
Pierre-Nicolas Euler Artwork
Pierre-Nicolas Euler’s works are highly regarded for their strength, firmness, and audacity in a genre that often suffered from excessive sweetness and delicacy. Below are a few of his creations.
“Still Life Of Flowers With Fans”
“Nature morte au bouquet”
“Bouquet de branches de pêchers”
“Bouquet de roses et bassin”
“Bouquet de roses”
“Nature morte aux fleurs et à l’éventail”
“A Still Life with a Basket of Fruits”
“Stilleben mit Rosen in kleiner Glasvase”
“A bouquet of roses”
“Thistles in bloom”
“Two bouquets of roses”
“Ponton en bord de plage”