Alphonse-Amédée Cordonnier

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Alphonse-Amédée Cordonnier (1848–1930) was a French sculptor.

Born in La Madeleine, Nord, Cordonnier was educated in nearby Lille, then in Paris, then in Rome, on a scholarship funded by the foundation of Jean-Baptiste Wicar. Cordonnier won the Prix de Rome for sculpture in 1877.

Combined with his realistic style, many of Coronnier's themes are progressive and socially minded, for example his Les Miséreux (the Destitute), Les Pauvres gens (the Poor), and L'inoculation et la fermentation (Inoculation and Fermentation), all to be seen at the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille.