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BROUET, Auguste (1872 - 1941), Engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROUET, Auguste (1872 - 1941), Engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Paris; died 1941, in Paris.

Engraver (aquatint/etching/dry-point), draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, nudes, genre scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Auguste Brouet studied under Gustave Moreau and Auguste Delâtre at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He started out by duplicating Rembrandt's plates, before working for Whistler and Degas. He illustrated several literary works, including: The Brothers Zemgano

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