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Boucher

[boo-shey] /buˈʃeɪ/
noun
1.
François
[frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA),
1703–70, French painter.
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  • The late Director of their Academy, Boucher, was eminent in this way.

    Six Centuries of Painting Randall Davies
  • Immediately, Boucher, a North-West clerk, was sent forward to parley.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard worked for tyrants and for slaves.

    The Gods are Athirst Anatole France
  • And this is topped by $750,000 paid for a Boucher set of five pieces.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • Boucher, the intendant of the province, had her apprehended and examined.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • He had an admiration for Boucher, Watteau, and all that school.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • Thus we see that we can no longer escape the conclusions of Boucher DePerthes.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • The return is made by Boucher Trail to the rim of the Cañon.

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British Dictionary definitions for Boucher

Boucher

/French buʃe/
noun
1.
François (frɑ̃swa). 1703–70, French rococo artist, noted for his delicate ornamental paintings of pastoral scenes and mythological subjects
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