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Louis Viardot (1800–1883)

Viardot, Louis (vyär-dō’). A French historian and art critic; born at Dijon, July 31, 1800; died at Paris, May 5, 1883. He wrote: ‘History of the Arabs and Moors of Spain’ (2 vols., 1851); ‘The Traditional Rise of Modern Painting in Italy’ (1840); ‘The Museums of France’ (1855); ‘Spain and the Fine Arts’ (1866); ‘Wonders of Painting’ (2 vols., 1868–69).