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OMER BOUCHERY (French / 1882-1962)

Omer Désiré Bouchery was born in Lille. He was the nephew of the sculptor Hippolyte Lefebvre. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Lille, and then at the Beaux-Arts Paris (for painting, in the atelier of Cormon; for printmaking, under Jules Jacquet and Antoine Dézarrois. In 1912 Omer Bouchery won the Grand Prix de Rome; in 1931 he was elected Secretary General of the Artistes Graveurs et Lithographes Français. In 1941 Bouchery was awarded the Priz Ary Scheffer by L’Institut de France; our etchings of Paris date from this year. There was a retrospective of the art of Omer Bouchery at the Fondation Taylor, Paris, in 2007. See: Guiot-Houdart, Une vie d'artiste: Omer Bouchery, 2005.

See also:

PAUL-ÉMILE COLIN
ALBERT DECARIS
PIERRE DESBOIS
PIERRE GUASTALLA
PAUL-LOUIS GUILBERT

Selected prints by OMER BOUCHERY

Fives-Lille, 1912
Etching/aquatint
Notre-Dame de Paris, 1941
Etching
L'Hôtel de Ville, la
Seine, 1941
Etching

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