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Henri Fantin-Latour

 (1836 - 1904)
Henri Fantin-Latour was active/lived in France.  Henri Fantin Latour is known for still life, allegory and figure painting, lithography.

Henri Fantin-Latour

    fan-tan lah-TOOR  speaker-click to hear pronunciation  click to hear

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 Masters. 

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 McNeill Whistler and with Wh  ...  Displaying 750 of 3806 characters.

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About  Henri Fantin-Latour

Born:  1836 - Grenoble, France
Died:   1904 - Bure, Orne, Basse-Normandie
Known for:  still life, allegory and figure painting, lithography