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BONHOMME, Léon Félix Georges (1870 - 1924), Watercolourist, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONHOMME, Léon Félix Georges (1870 - 1924), Watercolourist, painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1870, in Paris; died 1924, in St-Denis.

Watercolourist, painter (gouache). Figures, interiors with figures.

[not available online]Bonhomme spent his childhood in the working-class quarters of Paris, where living conditions would have an influence on his subsequent work. He studied under Jean-Jacques Henner at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, then worked as an errand boy in Gustave Moreau's studio,

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