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Fantin-Latour, Henri

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fifth edition


Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782763

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(b Grenoble, 14 Jan. 1836; d Buré, Orne, 25 Aug. 1904).

French painter and lithographer. He is best known for his luxurious flower pieces, but he produced many other kinds of work, including several group portraits that are important historical documents and show his friendship with leading avant-garde artists and writers. ...

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Subjects: Art

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