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BAR, Bonaventure de (1700 - 1729), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAR, Bonaventure de (1700 - 1729), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1700, in Paris; died 1 September 1729.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Bonaventure de Bar was a pupil of Claude-Guy Hallé. He competed for the Prix de Rome in 1721 and 1723, and was admitted to the Académie at the same time as Chardin, in 1728.

His acceptance painting : Scene Featuring Elegant Lovers in a Park or Idealised Rural Setting (Louvre), shows him

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