Thomas Couture

1815-1879 France/Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Thomas Couture the history painter was born in Senlis, France. He studied at the École des Arts et Métiers and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Antoine Jean Gros was one of his teachers. The painting ‘The Romans of the Decadence’ was regarded as his most acclaimed work. He established his own atelier where he taught history painting, Henri Fantin-Latour and Édouard Manet were two of his many notable students. He was the author of the book Méthode et entretiens d'atelier about the functions of ateliers. He died in 1879.

 

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a lawyer going
to court

a lawyer going to court


anselm feuerbach

anselm feuerbach


daydreams

daydreams

romans of the
decadence

romans of the decadence


self portrait

self portrait

the love
of gold

the love of gold by Thomas Couture