François Bouchot (1800–1842), a painter and engraver, was born in Paris in 1800. He studied engraving under Richomme, and then became a pupil of Regnault, and subsequently of Lethière, and obtained the 'grand prix de Rome' in 1823. He exhibited at the Salon from 1824 till his death, which occurred in Paris in 1842. A 'Drunken Silenus' by him is in the Lille Gallery, and the 'Burial of General Marceau ' in the Mairie at Chartres. He was also celebrated for his portraits.
Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it with a burin. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intaglio printing plate, of copper or another metal, for printing images on paper as prints or illustrations; these images are also called "engravings". Engraving is one of the oldest and most important techniques in printmaking. Wood engraving is a form of relief printing and is not covered in this article.
Théodore Richomme was a French engraver. A street in the 18th arrondissement of Paris is named after him.
Jean-Baptiste Regnault was a French painter.
Ambroise Tardieu was an eminent French cartographer and engraver, and is celebrated for his version of John Arrowsmith's 1806 map of the United States. Tardieu's son, Auguste Ambroise Tardieu (1818–1879), was also an artist and a famous forensic medical scholar, who supplied the illustrations for Dr. Pierre François Olive Rayer's three-volume Traité des maladies des reins (1839–41), a treatise on diseases of the kidneys. Neither should be confused with Jean Baptiste Pierre Tardieu, an unrelated French cartographer and engraver active in the early 19th century.
Jacques-François Amand (1730–1769) was a French painter of historical subjects.
Jean Bardin (1732–1809) was a French historical painter.
Pierre-Antoine Baudouin was a French painter working in the style of his father-in-law, François Boucher.
François Édouard Bertin (1797–1871) was a French painter born in Paris, the son of the renowned journalist Louis-François Bertin. Édouard studied under Girodet-Trioson and Bidauld. He represented the details and general character of a landscape with great skill, but was less successful in his colouring. He was inspector of the Beaux Arts, and from 1854 director of the Journal des Débats. Bertin died in Paris in 1871.
Jean-Victor Bertin was a French painter of historical landscapes, inspired by Italy and known for the minute detail of his classical style.
François Bonnemer was a French painter and engraver who was born at Falaise in 1637. He worked with Monier, the younger Corneille, and the younger Vouet on the ceiling of the gallery of the King's Audience Chamber at the Tuileries, and was commissioned by the king to copy some works of Carracci in the Farnese Gallery at Rome. He engraved several plates after Le Brun, and was the master of Ménageot. He died in Paris in 1689.
André Bouys, a French portrait painter and mezzotint engraver, was born at Hyères about the year 1656. He studied under François de Troy, and acquired sufficient reputation to gain admission into the Academy in 1688, when he presented a portrait of the painter Charles de La Fosse, now at Versailles, where there are likewise two portraits of himself, one of them representing also his first wife. He died in Paris in 1740, having engraved several portraits, among which are the following:
Claude François Théodore Caruelle d'Aligny (1798–1871) was a French landscape painter.
Pierre Charles Cior, a French painter of historical subjects, portraits, and miniatures, was born in Paris in 1769. He was a pupil of Bauzin, and became miniature painter to the king of Spain. Died 1838.
Jean-François Gilles Colson, the son of Jean-Baptiste Gilles, was born at Dijon in 1733. He was a pupil of his father, of Frère Imbert at Avignon, and of Nonotte at Lyons. On coming to Paris he was presented to the Duke of Bouillon, who kept him in constant employment for forty years as architect, sculptor, painter, and even gardener. He gained a high reputation as a portrait painter, and left several manuscripts on perspective, poetry, and the fine arts. He died in Paris in 1803.
François-Claudius Compte-Calix, a French painter of genre subjects and portraits, was born at Lyons in 1813. He studied in the fine art school of his native city, and in the studio of J. C. Bonnefond, and first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1840. His 'Vieil Ami,' painted in 1863, was in the International Exhibition at Paris in 1867. He died at Chazay d'Azergues near Lyons in 1880.
Charles François Hutin was a French history and figure painter, engraver and sculptor. He became director of the Royal Academy of Arts in Dresden.
Joseph-Désiré Court was a French painter of historical subjects and portraits.
Laurent Dabos (1761–1835) was a French painter of portraits and of historical and genre subjects.
Henri Decaisne was a Belgian historical and portrait painter.
Alexandre Desgoffe (1805–1882) was a French landscape painter born in Paris. He studied under Ingres, and travelled in Italy from 1837 to 1842. He usually introduced into his landscapes historical or mythological incidents, and he also painted some Biblical subjects. The Luxembourg Gallery has his Fury of Orestes, and the Museum of Lyons his Cyclops. He decorated the Salle des Etudes of the Bibliothèque Nationale in 1868. He died in Paris in 1882.
François Duchatel or Du Chastel (1616–1694) was a Flemish painter.
Joseph-François Ducq, a Flemish historical and portrait painter, was born at Ledeghem in 1763. He studied at Bruges, and then under Suvée in Paris, where he obtained the second grand prize in 1800, and a medal in 1810. He also spent a considerable time in Italy, but returned to Bruges in 1815, and became a professor in the Academy. He died at Bruges in 1829. Amongst his chief works are:
Bouchot is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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Michael Bryan was an English art historian, art dealer and connoisseur. He was involved in the purchase and resale of the great French Orleans Collection of art, selling it on to a British syndicate, and owned a fashionable art gallery in Savile Row, London. His book, Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, first published in 1813-16, was a standard reference work throughout the 19th century, and was last republished in 1920; however it is now badly outdated.
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