FRANCE, C.1935

25.5 X 21.25 INCHES


Etienne Bouchaud 1898-1989

Bouchaud was born on 15 February 1898, in Nantes, France. He was a painter, decorative artist, and illustrator. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.

He is considered as an artist of the School of Algiers.

Bouchaud was a student at the Académie Julian and the Académie Ranson, where he was taught by Maurice Denis and Othon Friesz.

He became a member of the Peintres Graveurs Français society in 1959.

He exhibited at several collective exhibitions: the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, most memorably in 1923; the Salon d'Automne, from 1924 onwards; and the Salon des Tuileries, until 1942. He painted landscapes, African scenes, views of Montmartre and religious subjects, and also worked on the wall decorations at the Colonial Exhibition of 1931.

He provided etchings for several books, including Rue Pigalle by Francis Carco.

In 2003 his work appeared in the exhibition Painters from the Other Shore. Algiers 1830-1930 (Les Peintres de l'Autre Rive. Alger 1830-1930) at the Musée de la Castre, Cannes, as part of an event entitled 'Djezireh: a Year of Algeria in France'.

He was also represented at the 2003 collective exhibition The School of Algiers (L'École d'Alger) at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux.

Bouchaud died in Paris in 1989.