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BOMBOIS, Camille (1883 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOMBOIS, Camille (1883 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 3 February 1883, in Venarey-lès-Laumes (Côte-d'Or); died 11 June 1970, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), draughtsman. Nudes, genre scenes, still-lifes, flowers, landscapes, seascapes.

[not available online]The son of a bargee, in 1895 Camille Bombois was placed as a farm boy in Migennes, near Laroche. By the time he was 17 it appears that he had began to draw rustic scenes. Being prodigiously

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