"The thirst for gold."
Oil on canvas
According to Thomas Couture (1815-1879)
Dimensions: 63x80 cm
He entered the studio of Baron Gros, then in 1830 in that of Paul Delaroche.
1837: Second Prize of Rome
1845: "La Soif de l'or" He had the student Edouard Manet. His works can be seen in the museums of Rouen, Beauvais, Dijon, Lyon, Compiegne, Senlis and Toulouse (his hometown). "The thirst for gold," Museé des Augustins in Toulouse (Width Height 154 and 188).