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BOUCHER, Jean (1870 - 1939), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUCHER, Jean (1870 - 1939), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 November 1870, in Cesson (Ille-et-Vilaine); died 17 June 1939.

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Jean Boucher studied under Chapu, Falguière and Mercié at the school of fine arts in Paris. He failed to win the Prix de Rome, probably because of his obvious Romanticism, although this did not prevent him from returning to the school as a teacher where, according to A.H. Martinie, 'his

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