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 James Emile Bourquin  (1875 - 1956)

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Lived/Active: New York/Oklahoma / Switzerland      Known for: painting

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BIOGRAPHY for James Bourquin
1875 (Switzerland)
1956 (Bartlesville, Oklahoma)

New York/Oklahoma / Switzerland

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Family moved to Horton, Kansas in 1888 where his father operated a jewelry store. Bourquin worked in St. Joseph, MO, Omaha, NE, and Illinois before moving to New York, NY in the early 1920s. Worked as an accountant and played flute in a New York orchestra.

Member: Bronx Artists Guild.

Exhibitions: Kansas City Public Library; Artists Guild, NY, 1923; National Arts Club, 1926; Society of Independent Artists, 1919-43.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Mo Valley Room files; Pamphlet file at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library in Washington, DC.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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