HONORE BROUTELLE (French / 1866-1929)

Honoré Broutelle was born in Nantes in 1866. Broutelle trained as a doctor, and practised medicine from 1902-1914 until his own ill-health forced him to retire. Already an amateur poet and painter in gouache, Honoré Broutelle then took up wood engraving, in a style influenced by Gustave Moreau and the Symbolists, and also by the Pre-Raphaelites. From 1920 Broutelle illustrated many works with original wood engravings, and also exhibited a the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and at the Salon d'Automne, of which he was a member of the jury. In 1976 the Musée Dobrée in Nantes organised a posthumous retrospective of the art of the Honoré Broutelle. See: Marthe Broutelle, Honoré Broutelle: médecin, poète, xylographe (1988).

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Selected prints by HONORE BROUTELLE

Le Cavalier Saint
Georges, 1924
Wood engraving

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