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CORDIER, Charles-Henri-Joseph (1827 - 1905), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORDIER, Charles-Henri-Joseph (1827 - 1905), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 November 1827, in Cambrai; died May 1905, in Algiers.

Sculptor. Statues, monuments.

A pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, he went to work with Rude in his studio in 1847 and first exhibited at the Salon in 1848.

He travelled to Africa where he became interested in interpreting different human types in his work. This gained him entry

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