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LABOUREUR, Jean Émile (1877 - 1943), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LABOUREUR, Jean Émile (1877 - 1943), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, engraver

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 August 1877, in Nantes; died 16 June 1943, in Penestin (Morbihan).

Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, still-lifes.

[not available online]Jean Émile Laboureur studied under the engraver Auguste Lepère, and in 1896 began to produce wood engravings, the deliberate primitivism of which was a direct reference

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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