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Pierre-Antoine Berryer (1790–1868)

A lawyer, politician, and legitimist Catholic, Pierre-Antoine Berryer was a peerless orator, famous for his eloquent court speeches and causes.

He was Delacroix’s first cousin. They grew closer after the death of Madame Berryer, and the artist was always delighted to visit his relative in his property at Augerville, where musicians and men of letters were also often frequent guests.

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