Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson

(France 1767 – 1824)

Portrait of Coupin de la Couperie

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Year
1816
Media
Print
Medium
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
Accession number
116.1990