Music, mid-19th century

  • Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria, French, 1805-1865

Graphite pencil on cream wove paper

  • Framed: Image: 5 1/4 × 11 3/4 inches (13.3 × 29.8 cm) Sheet: 6 1/4 × 12 1/8 inches (15.9 × 30.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Allegory
  • Music
  • Graphite
  • Wove paper
  • Woman
  • Drawing
  • Organ (aerophone)
  • Tuning fork

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite pencil, at bottom: "Eug Deveria"

Stamped, in purple ink, lower right, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)


J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA); Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

The Music of Art. Artrain, Inc, 1985, checklist no. 23.

Rights Status

Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria, Music, mid-19th century, graphite pencil on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR96.4.