Portrait of Monsieur Couche, 1824

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

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 28 3/4 × 23 3/8 inches (73 × 59.4 cm)
  • 37 3/4 × 32 1/4 × 4 3/8 inches (95.9 × 81.9 × 11.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Edna Burian Skelton Fund, Barbara L. Scripps Fund, K. T. Keller Fund

74.218

Department

European Painting

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Portrait
  • Man
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Half-length figures
  • France

Signed and dated, lower left: E DEVERIA | 1824

Inscribed, back stretcher: Monsieur Couche

1974, (Jacques Fischer, Paris France)

1975-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

"Annual Report," Bulletin of the DIA 54, no. 2, pp. 54-55, 74, (repr.). The Figure in 19th Century French Painting. Exh. cat., DIA Show-on-the-Road: Flint Institute of Arts, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Midland Center for the Arts, Hackley Art Museum. Detroit, 1978-79, pp. 32-33, cat. 9, (repr.).

Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria, Portrait of Monsieur Couche, 1824, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Edna Burian Skelton Fund, Barbara L. Scripps Fund, K. T. Keller Fund, 74.218.