An Académie

The French word 'académie' is used in this context to denote a study from the life with particular reference to those which were part of the curriculum of art academies. The props of shield, spear and helmet would have been commonly used in such studies. Another example of an 'Académie' is in the Collection.

Key facts

Full title
An Académie
Date made
early 19th century
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
80.6 x 64.8 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Sir Claude Phillips Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
Location in Gallery