Émile Bayard

(1837 - 1891)
Émile-Antoine Bayard was a French illustrator born in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, Seine-et-Marne. A student of Léon Cogniet, he is best known by many for his illustration of Cosette from Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. He died in Cairo.

Starting in 1853, Bayard was a student of Cogniet for five years, publishing his first cartoons at the age of fifteen,...
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