Joseph-Félix Bouchor

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Joseph-Felix Bouchor
Joseph-Felix Bouchor photo.jpg
the artist
Born Joseph-Félix Bouchor
15 September 1853 (1853-09-15)
Paris, France
Died 27 October 1937 (1937-10-28)
Paris, France
Nationality France
Known for Painter

Joseph-Félix Bouchor (15 September 1853 – 27 October 1937)[1] was a French painter

Biography[edit]

The artist was born in Paris.[2] He studied at the Beaux-Arts. Joseph-Felix Bouchor exhibited his works at the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1878. During World War I, he was embedded with the allied troop and realized many military paintings depicting French and American infantry, cavalry and air forces in action on the frontline. He is famous for his portraits of General John Pershing (1860–1948),[3] French President Georges Clemenceau [4] and his illustrations of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

After the war, Joseph-Felix Bouchor travelled to North Africa and painted orientalist topics. His works belong to many public collections, including the Orsay Museum in Paris, the Museums of Beaux-Arts in Marseille, Angers, Vannes[5] and Nantes, France.[6] Many artworks belong to the collection of the musée national de la coopération Franco-américaine in Blérancourt, France.[7]

Joseph-Félix Bouchor died in Paris in 1937.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Akoun 2004, page 118
  2. ^ Musée Franco-Américain du Chateau de Blérancourt, France: www.museefrancoamericain.fr
  3. ^ Musée Franco-Américain du Chateau de Blérancourt, France: www.museefrancoamericain.fr
  4. ^ Musée Franco-Américain du Chateau de Blérancourt, France: www.museefrancoamericain.fr
  5. ^ Musée de la Cohue: "les petites bigoudons", Joseph-Félix Bouchor
  6. ^ the Joconde Database of French state owned artworks
  7. ^ the Joconde Database of French state owned artworks

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