Artist Henri Lehmann, French, 1814-1882
Title
  • Jean Louis Gabriel, Rector of Saint Merri
Date 1861
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 51 1/2 × 38 5/8 inches (130.8 × 98.1 cm)
Framed: 61 1/8 × 48 1/4 × 4 inches (155.3 × 122.6 × 10.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund
Accession Number 79.35
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated at upper right: H.LEHMANN.F | A.D. MDCCCLXI [See vertical artist's file in Registrar's Office for reproduction of signature.]
Inscriptions Inscribed, name and age (65) of sitter, upper left: J.L. GABRIEL | A.AE.LXV [See vertical artist's file in Registrar's office for reproduction of inscription.]
March 1978, auctioned by (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, France);
Fischer-Kiener Galleries (Paris, France);
1978-1979, (Heim Gallery, London, England);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lanzac, Henry. Galerie Historique et Critique du XIXe siècle. Paris, 1859 - 1861, vol. 2, pp. 263-68.

Paris "Salon," 1864, p. 191, no. 1172.

Lagrange, Léon. Le Salon de 1864. Paris, Didier et cie. 1864, pp. 525-526.

Laurent, T. and Ch. "M. Henri Lehmann," Annales Historiques et Biographiques 1864 sub voce, 1864.

Frond, V. Panthéon des Illustrations françaises au XIXe Siècle. Paris, 1865-69, folio AA 103, no. 64.

Delaborde, Henri. "Peintures murales executées dans la salle à manger d'un hotel à Paris par Henri Lehmann," Gazette des Beaux-Arts. (April 1874): pp. 305-315.

Bellier and Auvray. Dictionnaire général des artistes de l'Ecole française. Paris, 1882, vol. 1, p. 982.

Boulanger, G. A. C. Notice sur M. Lehmann. Paris, 1883, pp. 1-16.

Fournel, V. Les artistes français contemporains: Peintres, Sculpteurs, Tours. 1884, pp. 311-320.

Jouin, Henry. Maitres contemporains. Paris, 1887, pp. 157-158.

"Exhibition." Royal Academy, London. 1966, cat. 149.

Forgotten French Art from the First to the Second Empire. Exh. cat, Heim Gallery. London, November 23 - December 22, 1978, cat. 25, repr. (entry by M.-M. Aubrun--unpaginated).

"Annual Report 1979/80", Bulletin of the DIA 58, no. 4. (1980): pp. 194, 196, 255, (fig. 44).

Henri Lehmann 1814-1882 Portraits et Décors Parisiens. Exh. cat., Musée Carnavalet. Paris, 1983, cited under cat. 45 [entry by. M.-M. Aubrun].

Aubrun, M.-M. Henri Lehmann 1814-1882, 2 vols., Paris, 1984, vol. 1, p. 144, no. 470; vol. 2, p. 118, repr.