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CHARDIN, Paul-Louis Léger (1833 - 1879), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHARDIN, Paul-Louis Léger (1833 - 1879), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 20 August 1833, in Paris; died after 1879.

Painter. Genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes.

A pupil of Dauzats and Justin Ouvrié, he exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1855 and 1875. His views of Florence, Venice, Versailles and the towns of southern Brittany are often anecdotal in character. He is noted for his Portrait of the Composer Kreutzer.

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