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BOURRIT, Marc Théodore (<i>died</i> 1815), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOURRIT, Marc Théodore (died 1815), Painter, draughtsman

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born in Geneva, in 1735 according to Thieme-Becker, in 1739 according to Larousse Dictionary; died 1815, in Geneva.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Marc Théodore Bourrit was a natural scientist and writer as well as a draughtsman, drawing his contemporaries' attention to the distinctive features of the Alps. He wrote many works on the Alps illustrated with his own drawings after nature.

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