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BOITARD, François (1670 - 1715), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOITARD, François (1670 - 1715), Painter, draughtsman

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1670; died c. 1715, in The Hague.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Boitard was the pupil of La Fage, whose lack of restraint he imitated. A restless and debauched man, Boitard often changed his place of residence. He lived in England, and then in Holland, where he died.

Boitard produced a series of obscene poses, which were

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