Bouchot, François

PAINTER, ENGRAVER (FRANCE)
BORN 29 Nov 1800, Paris - DIED 7 Feb 1842, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 32)

François Bouchot studied at the École des beaux-arts in Paris where Jean-Baptiste Regnault and Guillaume Lethière were his teachers. In 1823 he won the Prix the Rome and hestayed in Italy for seven years. In 1835 he became chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. He received several commissions from king Louis-Philippe, among them "La Bataille de Zurich", now at the château de Versailles.

He married Francesca Lablache, the daughter of the opera singer Luigi Lablache. After his early death in 1842 she married the pianist Sigismund Thalberg.

Related persons
• painted Malibran-Garcia, Maria Felicità

Images

The grave of François Bouchot at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
François Bouchot - Wikiwand


Boucicault, Dion

Published: 8 Jul 2018
Last update: 8 Jul 2018