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BOUFFLERS, Stanislas Jean de (1738 - 1815), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUFFLERS, Stanislas Jean de (1738 - 1815), Painter, pastellist

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 30 April 1738, in Lunéville; died 30 January 1815, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist.

First an abbot, the Marquis de Boufflers was in turn a captain, a marshal, Governor of Senegal, and a member of the États Généraux. He left France during the Revolution.

While he was travelling through Switzerland in 1770, he was much taken with the beauty of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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