File:Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps - The Suicide - Walters 3742.jpg
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English: The palette, pistol, and note lying on the floor suggest the tragic sequence of events that has taken place. An artist overcome by adversity has taken his life. Although no particular victim is indicated, this subject might have been prompted by the suicides in 1835 of Decamps' fellow artists Léopold Robert and Baron Antoine-Jean Gros, whose late paintings had been severely criticized. Decamps pursued a successful career painting a few historical subjects, numerous scenes based on his travels in the Near East in the early 1830s, and views of hunting in the Fontainebleau forest.
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||Height: 40 cm (15.7 in). Width: 56 cm (22 in). ; Framed Height: 71.44 cm (28.1 in). Width: 87.31 cm (34.4 in). Depth: 12.7 cm (5 in).|
|Exhibition history||Paris-New York, a Continuing Romance. Wildenstein & Company, New York. 1977. The Art of the July Monarchy: France 1830-1848. Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia. 1989-1990. A Magnificent Age: Masterpieces from the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2002-2004. The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.|
|Credit line||Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878|
|Inscriptions||[Signature] Lower left: DECAMPS|
|place of origin||France|
|Source/Photographer||Walters Art Museum: Home page Info about artwork|
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