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  1. Fran·çois [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1703–70, French painter.
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  • The late Director of their Academy, Boucher, was eminent in this way.

  • Immediately, Boucher, a North-West clerk, was sent forward to parley.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for boucher


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