Benrath, Frédéric pseudonym of Philippe Gérard
French, 20th century, male.
Born 1930, in Chatou.
Painter (including gouache).
Gérard studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Toulon from 1949 to 1952, and travelled to Germany the following year, where he was inspired by the Romanticism of Schloss Benrath (near Düsseldorf); his pseudonym combines the castle's name with Nietzsche's first name, Friedrich. He lives and works in Paris....