Artist François Hubert Drouais, French, 1727-1775
Title
  • Monsieur Denis-Paul le Pot de la Fontaine
Date 1772
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 36 3/8 × 28 7/8 inches (92.4 × 73.3 cm)
Framed: 43 1/2 × 36 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (110.5 × 92.1 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Benson and Edith Ford Fund
Accession Number 64.73
Department European Painting
On View Fashionable Living: S330.5, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, center right: Drouais | 1772
de la Fontaine family;
1964, (Schaeffer Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1964-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Institute Collects. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1964, p. 15.

Jewelry and Finery, 18th Through 20th Centuries. Exh. cat., John Herron Museum of Art. Indianapolis, 1967, no. 1 (ill.).