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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 Lepère 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 . . .

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Original signed etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Le nu au Music-Hall
Le nu au Music-Hall
1931 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Sylvain Laboureur n° 436
Original etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Le Chapeau de Velours
Le Chapeau de...
1914 Original etching, signed and dated in the copper. Laboureur n°128
Original signed engraving de Laboureur J.-E. : La boutique du crémier, second state
La boutique du...
1937 Original engraving and numbered signed in pencil by the artist. Drystamp of the Peintres Graveurs Français (French Painters Engravers). Sylvain Laboureur n°526
Original signed engraving de Laboureur J.-E. : La fille aux oies
La fille aux oies
1916 Original engraving, signed in pencil by the artist. Published by the artist in 1917. Second state. Sylvain Laboureur n°159
Original signed etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Les nouveaux timbres
Les nouveaux timbres
1934 Original etching, signed "Suzanne and J-E Laboureur" in pencil by the artist. Greeting card for the year 1935. S. Laboureur Vol. II n°497, J. Loyer n°497
Drawing de Laboureur J.-E. : Au gui de l'an neuf
Au gui de l'an neuf
1918 Greeting cards for year 1918, reproduction of a drawing (60 x 95) unsigned. Sylvain Laboureur, vol II n°811 bis p.459
Signed etching de Laboureur J.-E. : La porte de l'estaminet
La porte de...
1925 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, second state, signed in pencil. Sylvain laboureur n° 294
Etching signed de Laboureur J.-E. : L'heure du bain
L'heure du bain
1929 Original engraving, signed in pencil. Third state. Ed. Les Peintres graveurs français, Paris. Sylvain Laboureur n° 401
Etching signed de Laboureur J.-E. : The return of fishing
The return of...
1923 Original etching, graver, signed in pencil. Sylvain Laboureur n° 273
Original etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Village talk
Village talk
1924 Original etching, engraving, signed in pencil (4th state). Sylvain Laboureur n° 287
Original etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Duck flight
Duck flight
1932 Original etching, signed in pencil in lower left (third state). Sylvain Laboureur n° 451
Etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Kiosk with newspapers
Kiosk with...
1920 Original etching, engraving, signed in pencil Sylvain Laboureur n° 198
Etching de Laboureur J.-E. : The three apples
The three apples
1921 Original etching, engraving, signed in pencil. Catalogue of the engravings and lithographs , Tome I n° 227
Original etching de Laboureur J.-E. : Farm girl
Farm girl
1923 Original etching, engraving, signed in pencil. Catalogue of the engravings and lithographs , Tome I n° 275

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« L'œuvre gravé de Jean-Émile 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 illustrés », coll., Ed. Biblo. nationale, 1954
  • « Laboureur, oeuvre gravé et lithographié », J. Loyer, Imp. Tournon, Paris 1962
  • « J.-E. Laboureur, vie et oeuvre gravé» A. Lombardini, l’Equerre, Paris 1987
  • « Laboureur », coll., cat., Musée du Dessin et de l'Estampe, Gravelines, 1987
  • « J.-E. L., illustrateur », S. Laboureur & S. Fauchereau, Ed. Mémo, Nantes, 1996
  • « J.-E. Laboureur au Croisic », M. Simonnin, cat. d'expo., Musée des Marais Salants, 1998
  • « J.-E. L. - Générations gravures », A. M. Leclaire, cat. d'expo., Pénestin, 1999
  • « J.-E. L. - Images de la Grande Guerre », Ed. Château des Ducs de Bretagne, Rennes, 2014
To read from the artist :
  • « Considérations sur la gravure », Ed. La gravure orig. belge, Bruxelles, 1928
  • « Comment je comprends la gravure », in Beaux-Arts, Paris, 24 janvier 1936
Website :
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Mouvements de l'art

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

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