Bonnat, Léon Joseph Florentin (lāôNˈ zhôzĕfˈ flôräNtăNˈ bônäˈ) [key], 1833–c.1922, French portrait and historical painter. He is best known for his portraits of famous men, including Thiers, Victor Hugo, and Dumas fils. Bonnat is represented in the Metropolitan Museum.
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