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Louis Cordier, 1823-??

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1823.09.03
Place of Birth: Paris
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Louis Cordier was a genre painter, writer and critic.

Life:

Cordier made his début at the Salon in 1864. He became particularly known for his paintings of women. He appears alongside Charles Baudelaire, Edouard Manet, Alphonse Legros and Whistler in Henri Fantin-Latour's Homage à Delacroix (1864, Musée d'Orsay, Paris).

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Druick, Douglas and Michel Hoog, Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1982.