Portrait of Coupin de la Couperie
1767 - 1824
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.
39.8 x 27.6 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date
Signed and dated centre left, [inscribed on stone] "G T/ 4 Augste 1816".
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 1 publication
Nicholas Draffin, Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Sydney, 1991, 13. no catalogue numbers