European Art
Artist: Paul Delaroche, French, 1797–1856

Portrait of Philippe-Grégoire Delaroche, the Artist’s Younger Son

November 1851

Oil on canvas

unframed: 62.9 x 41.1 cm (24 3/4 x 16 3/16 in.) framed: 83 x 62 cm (32 11/16 x 24 7/16 in.)
George A., Class of 1954, and Nancy P. Shutt Acquisition Fund
2013.93.1
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Paul Delaroche; by descent within the Delaroche-Vernet family; from whom acquired by a private collector; by whom offered for sale at Sotheby’s, New York, 31 January 2013, lot 279 (bought in).

Bibliography: 

Jules Goddé, Exposition des oeuvres de Paul Delaroche, exh. cat. (Paris: Goupil & Cie, 1858), no. 43, pl. 57.

Claude Allemand-Cosneau and Isabelle Julia, Paul Delaroche: un peintre dans l’histoire, exh. cat. (Nantes: Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1999), 169, 322–33, no. 85.

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.