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BONNEFOY, Henri Arthur (1839 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONNEFOY, Henri Arthur (1839 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 April 1839, in Boulogne; died 1917, in Lyons.

Painter, watercolourist. Animals, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes, flowers.

Henri Bonnefoy trained with Léon Cogniet at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He taught painting in the south of France until 1870. His paintings of flowers, animals and landscapes are executed with freedom and vitality.

His works include: Return from the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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