Bonaventure de Bar

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Bonaventure de Bar, who was born in 1700, painted after the manner of Watteau. He became a member of the Academy at Paris in September 1728, or December 1727, and his reception painting, a 'Fête Champêtre,' is in the Louvre. He died in 1729.


For an up-to-date, authoritative account of Bonaventure de Bar see Martin Eidelberg's series of articles:

This article incorporates text from the article "BAR, Bonaventure de" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.