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BONIROTE, Pierre (1811 - 1891), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONIROTE, Pierre (1811 - 1891), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 April 1811, in Lyons; died 24 May 1891, in Orliénas (Rhône).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Pierre Bonirote was a pupil of Revoil at the École des Beaux-Arts, Lyons, which he entered in 1824. He began exhibiting in Lyons in 1833 and in Paris in 1842. He lived in Italy from 1836 to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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