Author name: Bazile Perrault (Léon-Jean-Bazille Perrault).
(1832, Poitiers - 1908, Royan). He was a French painter. A student of William Bouguereau and François-Edouard Picot, he exhibited at the Salon from 1863 onwards, producing several works, in the academic tradition. He was famous for his le petit naufragé (The little shipwrecked boy, 1874) and his paintings of children.