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CHARDERON, Francine (1861 - 1928), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHARDERON, Francine (1861 - 1928), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1861, in Lyons; died 1928.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes, flowers.

Francine Charderon studied under Rey and Loubet in Lyons, then took lessons with Ernest Hébert and Carolus-Duran in Paris. She opened a studio in Lyons. She specialised in portraits of children, particularly young girls. Despite her accomplished draughtsmanship and her particularly successful rendering of transparent complexions, there is a

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