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Philip Boilleau

 (1864 - 1917)
Philip Boilleau was active/lived in Maryland, New York, Quebec / Canada.  Philip Boilleau is known for high-fashion female figure, heads and portrait painting.

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Philip Boilleau


Born in Quebec, Canada, Philip Boilleau, known as the painter of "fair women", had a long-time career as a painter of fashionable women, their portraits, figures and heads. He began his career in Baltimore and then moved to New York where he lived on Long Island.

His wife was Emily Gilbert, a drama student, whom he had married in 1907, and she became the model for many of his best-known pictures, the first of which was Peggy Head. His portrait of a young man Youth appeared on the cover of Saturday Evening Post magazine on April 19, 1913, and it has been suggested that Boilleau had an influence on Norman Rockwell who used the same empty spaces that were peculiar to Philip's work.

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About  Philip Boilleau

Born:  1864 - Quebec, Canada
Died:   1917 - New York City
Known for:  high-fashion female figure, heads and portrait painting