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Title

Portrait of Coupin de la Couperie

1816


Artist

Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson

France

1767 - 1824


About

The earliest artist’s lithograph to be published in Paris, Girodet-Trioson’s portrait of his former pupil and fellow artist Coupin de la Couperie. The date corresponds with the opening of the first lithographic press in Paris by Godefroy Engelmann in 1816.


Details


Date

1816


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Dimensions

39.8 x 27.6 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated centre left, [inscribed on stone] "G T/ 4 Augste 1816".


Credit

Purchased 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

116.1990


Artist information

Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Sydney, 1991, 13. no catalogue numbers