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Jean-Emile Laboureur

The white on the paper is the light, all lights, with all their sheen and transparence.

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Jean Laboureur was born in Nantes (France) in 1877. Very young he had a gift for drawing, but he studied Law to Paris. Meanwhile, he learned engraving with Auguste Lepre and lithography with Toulouse-Lautrec (1895-1898). Laboureur said about engraving "a drawing voluntarily made with the harshness of the tool used", he considered as a whole art. Few years . . .

13 work(s) available

Fermes dans les...
L'le de Mazun
Le Chapeau de...
La boutique du...
La halte des...
Le Jockey d'Epsom
Le pcheur de...
The closed...
Les nouveaux timbres
The way of Camolin
La porte de...
Return of hunting

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* L'uvre grav de Jean-mile Laboureur , Louis Godefroy, Ed. Chez l'auteur, 1929 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Petites images de la guerre ... , gravures, Ed. Imprimerie A. Vernant, 1916
  • Laboureur, graveur , Pierre du Colombier, NRF, Paris, 1931
  • J.-E. L. - Estampes, livres illustrs , coll., Ed. Biblo. nationale, 1954
  • Laboureur, oeuvre grav et lithographi , J. Loyer, Imp. Tournon, Paris 1962
  • J.-E. Laboureur, vie et oeuvre grav A. Lombardini, lEquerre, Paris 1987
  • Laboureur , coll., cat., Muse du Dessin et de l'Estampe, Gravelines, 1987
  • J.-E. L., illustrateur , S. Laboureur & S. Fauchereau, Ed. Mmo, Nantes, 1996
  • J.-E. Laboureur au Croisic , M. Simonnin, cat. d'expo., Muse des Marais Salants, 1998
  • J.-E. L. - Gnrations gravures , A. M. Leclaire, cat. d'expo., Pnestin, 1999
  • J.-E. L. - Images de la Grande Guerre , Ed. Chteau des Ducs de Bretagne, Rennes, 2014
To read from the artist :
  • Considrations sur la gravure , Ed. La gravure orig. belge, Bruxelles, 1928
  • Comment je comprends la gravure , in Beaux-Arts, Paris, 24 janvier 1936
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Art movements

  • + CUBISM / 1907-1925 / Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Dufresne, Jacques Lipchitz, Jean Metzinger, etc.
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