Augustus Jules Bouvier

(1827-1881)

One of the first artists known to have exhibited at the British Institution. His entry into the exhibit was a picture entitled "The Fish Market in Boulogne".

Bouvier was a student at the Royal Academy. He later went on to complete his studies in France and Italy. In 1852, he exhibited for the first time at the Royal Academy, he continued to exhibit there over the years that followed. Many of his exhibitions consisted of genre scenes and a series of idealised feminine portraits: "Jessica" in 1854, "Emily" in 1857, and "Hermosita" in 1859. From 1865, onwards he was a member of the New Watercolour Society.



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