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Photo taken on August  7, 2009


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Portrait of Eugene Coppens de Fontenay by Tissot in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 2009

Portrait of Eugene Coppens de Fontenay by Tissot in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 2009
Portrait of Eugène Coppens de Fontenay

James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836 - 1902

Geography: Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date: 1867

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 27 1/2 x 15 3/8 inches (69.8 x 39.1 cm)

Curatorial Department: European Painting

Object Location: Gallery 151, European Art 1850-1900, first floor (Annenberg Galleries; Colket Gallery)

Accession Number: W1972-2-1

Credit Line: Purchased with the W. P. Wilstach Fund, 1972

Label: Before he left for England in 1871, Tissot was one of the most sought-after portraitists of chic Paris society, partly due to his skill for placing his haughty sitters in lavish settings suggestive of wealth and sophistication. This portrait shows the president of the exclusive Jockey Club in Paris.

Text from: www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/104504.html

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