Théophile Barrau

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Théophile Barrau (18481913) was a French sculptor.

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Barrau was born in Carcassonne. He was a student of Alexandre Falguière and started at the Salon in 1874. He received awards in 1879, 1880, 1889, and became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1892. He died in Paris.

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