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Louis Courtat

 (1840 - 1909)
Louis Courtat was active/lived in France.  Louis Courtat is known for portrait and allegorical paintings, historical scenes.

Biography   Louis Courtat


Louis Courtat, French 1840 - 1909

A consummate Parisian, Louis Courtat found success in all areas of art, be it religious history, portraits, or allegory.  In the area of genre the artist was extremely competent in creating a charming and adorable scene characteristic of peasant parent-child life.

As is often the situation with successful yet unheralded artists, little information is available on Courtat's background.  It is known that he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Alexander Cabanel, a favorite artist of the Emperor Napoleon.  A symbol of academic art in France, Cabanel was also an extremely popular and capable instructor.

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