Léon Matthieu Cochereau

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Léon Matthieu Cochereau (1793, Montigny-le-Gannelon - 30 August 1817) was a French painter. A student of David, he painted his master's studio in a painting now held at the Louvre. Another of his works is held at the Musée Antoine Vivenel. He died at sea of dysentery whilst going to Greece accompanied by his uncle Pierre Prévost, the panorama painter - the precise site of death was, according to the sources, "across from Bizerte, in sight of Athens, near the Isle of Cerigo, in the Ionian Sea.