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Portrait of Louvel

Louis-Pierre Louvel

Juin 1820
Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ber 10, XII; 214; Sanchez 91, second state

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 × 26 cm (13 1/4 × 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.785

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bust portrait of Louis-Pierre Louvel as an older gentleman facing slightly to the left
Louvel’s head is slightly down
Drawn in the Chambre des Pairs at the request of Louvel
Born in Versailles en 1783, he died on the scaffold June 7, 1820

Inscription

In stone b.c. Louis, Pierre, Louvel.
on sheet 6 cm below Louis, Pierre, Louvel. l.l. dessiné àla chambre des Pairs
and l.r. Imp. lithog. de. F. Delpech.

Provenance

By 1938 W. G. Russell Allen (1882 - 1955), Boston; 1938 Gift to MFA, Boston (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen