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CORDIER, Nicolas (1567 - 1612), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORDIER, Nicolas (1567 - 1612), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, engraver

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1567, in Lorraine; died 25 November 1612, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects. Statues, monuments, busts.

As a young man Nicolas Cordier went to Rome and became a pupil of Michelangelo. His best-known works in Italy are St Sylvia and St Gregory in S Gregorio Magno; statues of the father and

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