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BOUTET, Henri (1851 - 1919), Painter, illustrator, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUTET, Henri (1851 - 1919), Painter, illustrator, engraver, lithographer

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born 24 March 1851, in Ste-Hermine (Vendée); died 1919.

Painter, illustrator, engraver (etching), lithographer, pastellist. Figures, genre scenes.

Henri Boutet used dry point technique to produce rather sentimental but elegant depictions of Parisian women. His colour etchings reveal a far more sober approach and some of his final engravings, particularly those of peasant women in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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