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James Emile Bourquin

 (1875 - 1956)
James Emile Bourquin was active/lived in New York, Oklahoma / Switzerland.  James Bourquin is known for painting.

James Emile Bourquin

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.

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About  James Emile Bourquin

Born:  1875 - Switzerland
Died:   1956 - Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Known for:  painting