Jules Frederic Ballavoine was a 19th Century French painter known for still lifes and portraiture. 

He was a technical draftsman who went on to receive his formal art training at L'Ecole de Beaux-Arts under the historical painter Isidore Alexandre Augustin Pils. Ballavoine debuted at the Salon of 1877, and exhibited at the Salon throughout his career.  At the 1886 Paris Salon, he was awarded a metal for La seance interrompue; throughout his career he received critical acclaim for his delicate still lifes, portraits, Paris street scenes, and historical genre paintings.

Works by Jules Frédéric Ballavoine