Jean Émile Laboureur
(1877 - 1943)
Jean Émile Laboureur was active/lived in France. Jean Laboureur is known for figure, landscape painting, engraving, woodcuts.
Biography Jean Émile Laboureur
Jean-Emile Laboureur (French, 1877–1943) was a painter, graphic artist, engraver, and illustrator, and founder of the group Les Peintres-Graveurs Indépendants.
Friend to avant-garde poet Guillaume Apollinaire and painter Marie Laurencin, he found inspiration in sources ranging from Hellenistic vase painting to Nabis artists such as Bonnard, Vuillard and Vallotton.
Laboureur was born in Nantes, France in 1877. He arrived in Paris in 1895 to study at the Faculty of Law. Soon he began to attend the Academie Julian, and was introduced to the eminent wood engraver Auguste Lepère, and decided to devote himself to the study of printmaking. Artists like Toulouse-Lautrec, with whom Laboureur became acquainted in 1896
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