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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

The Thorny Path

1873
Oil on canvas
130.8 x 190.5 cm
(51½" x 75")
Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
The Thorny Path
Elève américaine peignant

Translated title: American pupil painting
Oil on canvas
72 x 60 cm
(28.35" x 23.62")
Musee des Beaux-Arts (Bordeaux)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
Elève américaine peignant
The Duel after the Masked Ball

1857
Oil on canvas
24.3 x 32.5 cm
(9.57" x 12.8")
Wallace Collection (London, United Kingdom)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
Pierrot on Trial

c1863
Oil on canvas
32.2 x 38.1 cm
(12.68" x 15")
Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)

Brian Shapiro
Added: 2004-01-29
The Madman

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
The Madman
Autumn

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
Head of a Woman

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
Head of a Woman
Study of a Nude

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
Study of a Nude
Study of a Lame Man

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13
Study of a Lame Man
The Bird Catcher

Oil on canvas
Private collection

Added: 2001-12-13