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DOUARD, Cécile (1866 - 1946), Painter, sculptor, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOUARD, Cécile (1866 - 1946), Painter, sculptor, writer

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 13 December 1866, in Rouen; died 1946, in Brussels.

Painter, sculptor, writer. Figures, portraits.

Cécile Douard was a pupil of Antoine Bourlard in Mons. She predominantly painted scenes featuring miners. She would make sketches from life and finish them in charcoal or pen, while painting large, tragic compositions.

She went blind around the age of 30, and

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