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Louis-Félix Amiel (1802–1864)

Artist:
Eugène Devéria (French, Paris 1805–1865 Pau)
Date:
1837
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 19 3/4 in. (61 x 50.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.160
Not on view
The sitter was a provincial artist and avid horseman, who specialized in equestrian subjects and also painted portraits and landscapes.
Inscription: Signed and dated (center right): Eug—Deveria / 1837
Étienne Sigaud, Cannes (until 1953; sold to MMA)
Wingate, N.C. Wingate College. "Nineteenth Century," April 28–May 28, 1968, no catalogue.

Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 2, XIX Century. New York, 1966, p. 35, ill.



Louis-Félix Amiel, a provincial painter, was born at Castelnaudary and died at Joinville-le-Pont. He studied in Paris with Ingres and Devéria.
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