Couture, Thomas

Couture, Thomas

Couture, Thomas (tômäˈ ko͞otürˈ), 1815–79, French academic painter. He was a pupil of Gros and Delaroche. He achieved fame with his vast orgy painting, Romans in the Decadence of the Empire (1847; Louvre). Acquiring a great reputation as a teacher, he wrote two treatises on painting. Puvis de Chavannes, Manet, and Fantin-Latour worked in his studio at various times.
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Sturbridge: Zackary Couture, Thomas Martin, Chris Canty, Steven Ciesla, Stephen Comtois, Tara Furey, Lauren Munoz, Shraddha Patel, Tammy Riopel, Alexander Stoltze
Sturbridge: Chris Canty, Steven Ciesla, Stephen Comtois, Zackary Couture, Thomas Martin, Tara Furey, Lauren Munoz, Shraddha Patel, Tammy Riopel and Alexander Stoltze.