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Friedrich August Bouterwek

Friedrich August Bouterwek (or Buterweck) was a German artist, who spent much of his life in Paris.


Life


Bouterwek was born at Tarnowitz, in Silesia, in 1806. He was trained in the school of Kolbe at Berlin, and later pursued his studies under Delaroche in Paris, where he three times carried off the gold medal. In 1834 he made a tour in Italy, and later visited Spain, Scotland, and the East. After a while he moved from Berlin to Paris, where he lived for 25 years. In the course of his life he was awarded 23 medals and numerous orders. He died in Paris in 1867.[1]


Works


His works include: [1]

  • Orestes pursued by the Furies (1833).

  • Borneo taking leave of Juliet(1836).

  • Isaac and Rebekah (1840).

  • Episode from Gamacho's Wedding.

  • Jacob and Eacbel(1844).

  • Baptism of the Ethiopian Eunuch (1848).

  • Bridal feast of Daphnis and Chloe (1855).



Friedrich August Bouterwek Gallery

Friedrich August Bouterwek Deutsch: Die Liebeserklärung / English : The declaration of love
Friedrich August Bouterwek Deutsch: Die Liebeserklärung / English : The declaration of love



Friedrich August Bouterwek: Deutsch: Der Maler und seine Muse / English The painter and his muse
Friedrich August Bouterwek: Deutsch: Der Maler und seine Muse / English The painter and his muse




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