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BOUR, Charles (1814 - 1881), Painter, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUR, Charles (1814 - 1881), Painter, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1814, in Lunéville (Meurthe-et-Moselle); died 1881.

Painter, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman. Military subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Bour exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1844 and 1880. Having come to Paris as a small boy, he left in 1861 to return to Lunéville, his birthplace.

With their impressions of contrast, his way of using dense cross-hatching, and his use of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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