Antoine Bouvard Sr
(1870 - 1955/56)
Antoine Bouvard, Sr. was active/lived in France, Italy. Antoine Bouvard Sr is known for landscape, seascape, marine, scenes of Venice.
Born in France in 1870, Bouvard was trained as an architect and studied
art and architecture under Constance-Dufeus at the Ecole des Beaux Arts
in Paris. He became the Director of Architectural Services for
the Seine and was responsible for the construction in Paris of the
Bourse du Travail and also of the Boulevard Morland.
On one of his numerous painting trips to Venice he met the noted
Venetian artist Felix Ziem, the man who greatly influenced his work for
the remainder of his life.Bouvard became very popular owing to his
sensitive understanding of Venice. Not only did he capture the
activity and glamour of famous scenes like the Grand Canal and the
Santa Maria Della Salute but he also caugh ... Displaying 750 of 1702 characters.