Pierre Laprade (1875 – 1931) Laprade had good basic training, first at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts at Montauban and later at the Académie Carrière in Paris. He exhibited first at the Salon des Indépendants in 1901 and later showed his work regularly at the Salon d’Automne and at the Salon des Tuileries. In his name appears at least once mis-spelled as He did a good deal of book illustration, including works by Flaubert and Proust. Best known now for his still lifes, espcially flowers. The New Age Leprade.