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BOYER, Émile (1877 - 1948), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOYER, Émile (1877 - 1948), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 30 June 1877, in Paris; died 1948.

Painter. Figures, portraits, local scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, flowers.

Émile Boyer was from an impoverished family and from childhood designed embroidery patterns. He later worked as a printer but injured his arm in the machinery. He then worked selling chips in the Place du Tertre in Montmartre. There, in 1912, he met Utrillo and Modigliani,

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