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Thomas
Couture
French painter, teacher, history painter & portraitist
born December 21 1815- died March 30 1879

Born in: Senlis (Oise, Picardy, France)
Died in: Villiers-le-Bel (Val-d'Oise, Ile-de-France, France)

Nationality:
French

Student of:

Teacher of:
Henri Fantin-Latour (Henri Fantin Latour) (1836-1904), Anselm Friedrich Feuerbach (1829-1880), Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), Pierre Cecile Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898), Auguste Bachelin (1830-1890), Marcellin Desboutin (1823-1902), Lorenz Frolich (1820-1908), Leopold Guterbock (c1820-1881), Nathaniel Hone II (1831-1917), William Morris Hunt (1824-1879), Olaf Isaachsen (1835-1893), August Jernberg (1826-1896), Eastman Johnson (1824-1906), John LaFarge (1835-1910), Eduard Manet (1832-1883), Ole Henrik Olrik (1830-1890), Felix Perret, Sobeslav Pinkas (1827-1901), Karel Purkyne (1834-1868)

Employer of:

Student at:
Ecole des Arts et Matiers, Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Winner of:
Prix de Rome

Buried at:
Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Portrait de Mademoiselle Florentin

Translated title: Portrait of Miss Florentin
1844
Oil on linen
57 x 44 cm
(22.44" x 17.32")
Musee des Beaux-Arts (Grenoble, Dauphine, France)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-28
The Little Confectioner

c1878
Oil on canvas
65.7 x 54.8 cm
(25.87" x 21.57")
Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
The Little Confectioner
Portrait of a Man

1841
Oil on canvas
90 x 117 cm
(35.43" x 46.06")
Private collection

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
A Widow

1840
Oil on canvas
92.1 x 73.6 cm
(36.26" x 28.98")
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, United States)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
A Widow
A Realist

Oil on canvas
Public collection

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-06-11
A Realist
Le Baiser de Judas

Translated title: The Kiss of Judas
Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
Le Baiser de Judas
Return from the Fields

1841
Oil on canvas
66 x 54 cm
(25.98" x 21.26")
Didier Aaron Gallery (New York, United States)

Added: 2001-12-13
Return from the Fields
The Falconer

1855
Oil on canvas
51 x 38.5 cm
(20.08" x 15.16")
Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, Ohio, United States)

Added: 2001-12-13
The Falconer
The Artist's Daughter

1878
Oil on canvas
44.5 x 36.8 cm
(17.52" x 14.49")
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (San Francisco, California, United States)

Added: 2001-12-13
The Artist's Daughter
Portrait of a Lady

Oil on canvas
55.2 x 46 cm
(21.73" x 18.11")
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (San Francisco, California, United States)

Added: 2001-12-13
Portrait of a Lady