Description Émile-Jean-Horace Vernet (1789-1863) was a French history painter. From 1836-1842 he was employed at Versailles, where he decorated the Constantine gallery. He received the grand medal of honor at the 1855 Universal Exposition.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom center: DAVID; [Date] Bottom center: 1828; [Inscription] On left: HORACE / VERNET; [Inscription] On obverse: FUMIÈRE / ET CIE SUCRS - THIEBAUT FRES / PARIS
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License