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Achille Devéria (1800-1859) The Stamped Letter, Original Drawing

circa 1830

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Achille Devéria (1800-1859) The sealed letter Black ink and heightenings of white gouache on paper Signed "Devéria" in the lower left 16.5 x 13.5 cm Small hole in the lower right of the evolution of ferro gallic ink Framed : 34 x 34 cm Achille Devéria was a French painter and lithographer known also for his portraits of famous writers and artists. Devéria became a student of Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson and Louis Lafitte. In 1822, he began exhibiting at the Paris Salon. At some point, he opened an art school together with his brother Eugène, who was also a famous artist. Devéria spent his last days traveling in Egypt, making drawings and transcribing texts. He died in 1857. Works by Devéria are in the Louvre Museum, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Norton Simon Museum, and the Université de Liège collections.

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  • Artist
    Achille Devéria (1800 - 1859, French)
  • Creation Year
    circa 1830
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 6.5 in. x W 5.32 in.H 16.5 cm x W 13.5 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    LU111223818082
  • Seller Reference Number
    Inv 181
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