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Lot 38: Fernand Cormon (French, 1845-1924)

19th Century European Pictures

by Christie's

March 23, 2005

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Hommage à Coquelin
inscribed 'Déclié au Grand Coquelin de la Comedie Française' (lower left)
oil on board
21 1/8 x 32 in. (53.7 x 81.3 cm.)
It is thought that this may be a study for a larger work

Notes: A talented painter from an early age, he was a student of Cabanel and Fromentin and debuted at the Salon in 1863. In 1875, his painting La Mort de Ravana, Roi de Louka won him the prize of the Salon. He was awarded the Cross of the Légion d'Honneur and decorated the Musée de Saint-Germain-en-Laye. He became a teacher at l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts and a member of the Institute. Toulouse Lautrec was one of his students.

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Artist or Maker: Fernand Cormon (French, 1845-1924)

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