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BOUTET DE MONVEL, Louis Maurice (1851 - 1913), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUTET DE MONVEL, Louis Maurice (1851 - 1913), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 October 1851, in Orléans; died 1913.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes.

Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel studied under Cabanel, J. Lefebvre, Boulanger, Parrot and Carolus-Duran. His style is more natural and spontaneous in his watercolours.

He is known principally for: Temptation of St Anthony; Portrait of Mounet-Sully; The Good

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