Portrait of Thomas Couture (1815-1879) on His Deathbed
Black and white chalk on blue paper, laid on canvas
Overall: 19 5/16 x 25 1/4 in. (49.1 x 64.1 cm)
Signed and inscribed at middle right in black chalk: "J.W.D. / 1879"; inscribed at lower left [over erased inscription] in graphite: "Thomas Couture / Fait le jour apez sa morte / à Villiers-le bel 1879"
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
John Ward Dunsmore, Dover, New Jersey
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