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ODIER, Édouard Alexandre (1800 - 1887), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ODIER, Édouard Alexandre (1800 - 1887), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 16 January 1800, in Hamburg; died 18 July 1887, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Édouard Alexandre Odier was the son of a Genovese banker who worked in Hamburg before moving to Paris. Odier began his working life as his father's assistant, but after a while entered the studio of Coutan and devoted himself to painting. He exhibited at

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