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Caught by the Tide
Imitator of Thomas Couture

Formerly believed to be by Géricault, this work is now considered to be by an imitator of Couture. It may have been inspired by Couture's 'Marie Protectrice dans le Danger (Les Naufragés)' in the Chapel of the Virgin in St-Eustace, Paris, which was probably painted between 1851 and 1854.

Key facts
Artist Imitator of Thomas Couture
Artist dates 1815 - 1879
Full title Caught by the Tide
Date made 1860-90
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 64.1 x 80.6 cm
Acquisition credit Bought by the Tate Gallery, 1932; transferred 1956
Inventory number NG4613
Location in Gallery Not on display
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