Portrait of Thomas Couture (1815-1879) on His Deathbed

Object Number: 
1937.1792
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Black and white chalk on blue paper, laid on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 5/16 x 25 1/4 in. (49.1 x 64.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right in black chalk: "J.W.D. / 1879"; inscribed at lower left [over erased inscription] in graphite: "Thomas Couture / Fait le jour apez sa morte / à Villiers-le bel 1879"
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Provenance: 
John Ward Dunsmore, Dover, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group