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Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007

Bouché, Louis George, 1896-1969

Muralist, Interior designer, Painter, Educator

Representative image for Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007

This site provides access to the papers of Louis George Bouché in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2014, and total 7,451 images.

Collection Information

Size: 5.9 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and muralist Louis Bouché measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1880 to 2007. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal correspondence, including correspondence from the extended Bouché family; writings; financial records; printed material; four scrapbooks; artwork; and photographs of Bouché, his family and friends, and his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter, muralist, and educator who lived and worked in New York City.


A portion of the Louis Bouché papers were loaned for microfilming and subsequently donated by the artist and his wife in 1963 and 1972-1973. Additions were donated by Bouché's daughter, Jane Bouché Strong, in several accretions dating from 1978 to 1988. In 2011, Anne Strong, Jane B. Strong's executor, donated additional materials to the Archives of American Art.

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Language Note

The collection is in English and French.