"Jean Julien Lemordant, Study Gouache For The Ceiling Of The Rennes Theater, Brittany"Study for the ceiling of the Rennes theater. Born in Saint Malo, Jean Julien Lemordant is a student of Beaux Arts in Rennes, then in the Bonnat workshop at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He settled in Brittany and exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in 1906. He decorated the Sword Hotel in Quimper in 1907. The Salon d'Automne dedicated a large room in 1907. In 1914 the President of the Republic inaugurates its ceiling of the theater of Rennes. He lost his sight during the First World War and then found a few years later, a certain mystery reigns on this subject. Lemordant is part of his work prior to World War I as the most wild Breton painters. The decorations of the Hôtel de L'Epée are now visible at the Musée des Beaux Arts in Quimper.