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BOURGEOIS, Peter Francis (1756 - 1811), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOURGEOIS, Peter Francis (1756 - 1811), Painter

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1756, in London, probably of Swiss origin; died 8 January 1811.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Peter Francis Bourgeois trained under P.-J. Loutherbourg. From 1776 onwards, he travelled to Holland, France and Italy. He was a painter to the king of Poland in 1791, became a member of the Royal Academy in London in 1793, and was given

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