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BAUD-BOVY, Auguste (1848 - 1899), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAUD-BOVY, Auguste (1848 - 1899), Painter

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 13 February 1848, in Geneva; died 3 June 1899, in Davos.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Auguste Baud-Bovy studied under Barthélemy Menn at the Geneva École des Beaux-Arts, completing his training by studying the old masters that he discovered in museums on his many travels and from which he drew inspiration. When he went to Spain, Goya's pictures in particular caught

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