(1836 - 1904)
Henri Fantin-Latour was active/lived in France. Henri FantinLatour is known for still life, allegory and figure painting, lithography.
Born to a Russian mother and a French father, who was a portrait
painter and drawing teacher, Henri Fantin-Latour became a well known
French painter and lithographer in the classical tradition of the Old
He moved with his family to Paris from Grenoble in1841 and early took
lessons from his father, Théodore Fantin-Latour. This instruction
was followed by short enrollment at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and then
work in the studio of Gustave Courbet. From 1853 for about 12
years, he made his living by copying Old Master paintings at the
Louvre, where he made the acquaintance of Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet
and Berthe Morisot. He became close friends with James
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