Description Couder trained at the School of Fine Arts in Paris and specialized in still lifes. Two of his paintings were purchased by Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, emperor of France. William T. Walters collected two still lifes in watercolor by the artist, who exhibited reguarly at the Salon in Paris.
|1/01/2002||Treatment||examined for exhibition; cleaned; other|
|1/09/2017||Treatment||examined for exhibition; other; re-housed|
- The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
- Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing. 2017.
Provenance Commissioned by William T. Walters, Baltimore, Baltimore, 1865; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Signature] In watercolor at lower left: A. Couder; [Inscription] In graphite on verso: 67
Credit Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1865
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