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LORDON, Pierre Jérôme (1780 - 1838), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LORDON, Pierre Jérôme (1780 - 1838), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 9 February 1780, in Guadeloupe; died 27 July 1838, in Paris.

Painter. History painting.

A student at the École Polytechnique, he served in the artillery and left the army to become a painter. He was the friend of Prud'hon and also one of his best students. He exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1806 and 1838, winning a first-class medal in

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