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BOUTON, Charles Marie (1781 - 1853), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUTON, Charles Marie (1781 - 1853), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 16 May 1781, in Paris; died 28 June 1853, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, interiors. Panoramas.

A pupil of David and J. V. Bertin, he exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1810 and 1853, gaining a second-class medal in 1810 and a first-class medal in 1819. He collaborated with Daguerre to produce the first diorama in 1822.


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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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