Edgar Boutry studied at the Lille Academic Schools and with Jules Cavelier at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He produced several statues in his hometown of Lille and his work is also housed in various public collections.
Boutry was primarily known as a sculptor having created many fine bronzes, his portraits are quite scarce.
Born: Lille, France, 1857
Died: Levallois-Perret, France, 1938
Studied: École des Beaux-Arts, Paris