Marie-Noémi Cadiot

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Marie-Noémi Cadiot (French: [kadjo]; 12 December 1828[1] or 1832, Paris – 10 April 1888, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat) was a French sculptor and writer of the 19th century. She was the second wife of Eliphas Levi and had a daughter with him; they later separated. Cadiot later married the Marquis de Montferrier but separated, and then married Maurice Rouvier on 3 September 1872.

Cadiot published Contes à faire peur in 1857, Un drame en province - La statue d'Apollon in 1863,[2] Révoltée!,[3] Un naufrage parisien in 1869,[4] Château-Gaillard in 1874,[5] and Victoire Normand in 1862.[6]

Biography[edit]

Cadiot was born in Paris and was the second wife of Alphonse Louis Constant, generally known as Eliphas Levi. They were civilly married at the city hall of the 10th arrondissement of Paris on 13 July 1846 and had a daughter, Mary, who died in 1854 at the age of seven years. Cadiot divorced Constant for the Marquis de Montferrier, the brother-in-law of Messianist philosopher Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński.[7] A pupil of James Pradier, she took part in the work on the reliefs of the Fontaine Saint-Michel, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.[8]

She attended the Mrs Niboyet's Women's Club, and wrote in the Le Tintamarre and Le Moniteur du Soir soaps under the literary pseudonym of Claude Vignon (a character from a novel by Honoré de Balzac), which was formalised in 1866. She was granted a pension of 6,000 francs by President Napoleon III. Cadiot married Maurice Rouvier on 3 September 1872 and also published under the literary pseudonym of H. Morel.[9][10] She died on 10 April 1888 in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is buried at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "État-civil reconstitué de Paris, V3E N368". Paris.fr digital archives. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Un drame en province - La statue d'Apollon". Gallica. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Révoltée!". Gallica. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Un naufrage parisien". Gallica. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Château-Gaillard". Gallica. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Victoire Normand". Gallica. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  7. ^ Alphonse-Louis Constant, La Rose Bleue Retrieved May 25, 2009
  8. ^ Eugène de Mirecourt fils, Aux femmes, L. Sauvaitre (Paris), 1895.
  9. ^ Revue du Louvre, Volume 28, Conseil des musées nationaux, 1978.
  10. ^ Georges d'Heylli (1977). Dictionnaire des pseudonymes Georg Olms Verlag. p. 26. ISBN 9783487063393. 
  11. ^ Paul Bauer (2006). Deux siècles d'histoire au Père Lachaise. Mémoire et Documents. p. 771. ISBN 978-2914611480. 

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