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Louis-Marie Sicardi (1746 - 1825)
  • Place of Birth: Avignon, France
  • Place of Death: Paris, France
Works of Art

Born in Avignon, the pupil of his father Luc Sicard (sic). He was much employed by Louis XVI for portraits of himself and members of his family, many of which were set in gold boxes for presentation. He was equally successful in attracting patronage in the periods of the Revolution, the empire and the Restoration. He exhibited at the Salon between 1791 and 1819, including oils and drawings amongst his exhibits. He died in Paris.