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CIOR, Pierre Charles (<i>born</i> 1769), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CIOR, Pierre Charles (born 1769), Painter, miniaturist

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1769, in Paris.

Painter, miniaturist. Historical subjects, portraits.

Pierre Cior was apprenticed to Bauzil and attended the Salon from 1796 to 1838. This artist was the king of Spain's miniaturist painter. For the Russian court, he produced portraits of Prince Kourakin, Prince Nerarkin and his son, Prince Jnoupow and his son on horseback, and of the dowager empress of Russia. Portraits of

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