Marie Amélie Cogniet

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Marie Amélie Cogniet
Born5 April 1798
Died29 April 1869(1869-04-29) (aged 71)
Paris, France
Known forPortrait painting

Marie-Amélie Cogniet (5 April 1798 – 29 April 1869) was a French painter and the sister of Léon Cogniet.

Life and work[edit]

Cogniet was born in Paris, France, as the sister of the painter and art teacher Léon Cogniet, whose works she copied. She specialized in portraiture and showed works at the Paris Salon from 1831.

Her copy of her brother's painting Portrait of Adélaide d'Orléans, then located at Chantilly, was included in the 1905 book Women Painters of the World.[1]

Cogniet died in Paris.



  1. ^ Women painters of the world, from the time of Caterina Vigri, 1413-1463, to Rosa Bonheur and the present day, by Walter Shaw Sparrow, The Art and Life Library, Hodder & Stoughton, 27 Paternoster Row, London, 1905