About This Artwork

Thomas Couture (French, 1815-1879)
printed and manufactured by Jules Desfossé (French, 1816-1889)

The Supper after the Masked Ball, c. 1855

Woodcut with painted and stenciled additions on tan wove paper, laid down on fabric, and stretched on a wooden stretcher
1760 x 2450 mm (image); 1767.5 x 2358.5 mm (sheet, sight)

Zita Cogan, Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Franke, Marjorie Glaser, Inez Heginbotham, Frank Hubachek, Prints and Drawings, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Prussian, and John Winterbotham Memorial Funds; Helen Davis Bailey, Robert M. Chase, Stanley Field, Everett D. Graff, The Hannan Fund, Henry Huxley, William McCallin McKee Memorial, Prints and Drawings, Joseph T. Ryerson, Elizabeth Gott Templeton, and John H. Wrenn Memorial Endowments; through prior acquisitions of Paula Gerard, Katherine Kuh, and Ellen N. LaMotte, 1999.4

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