Artist Baron Jean Baptiste Regnault, French, 1754-1829
Title
  • Education of Achilles
Date between 1780 and 1790
Medium Oil on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 19 × 15 inches (48.3 × 38.1 cm)
Framed: 30 3/8 × 26 3/8 × 3 1/2 inches (77.2 × 67 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 79.162
Department European Painting
On View Era of Revolution S331.2, Level 3 (see map)
1979, (Galerie Jacques Fischer, Paris, France);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sells, Chr. "Jean-Baptiste Regnault in Louisville." The J.B. Speed Art Museum Bulletin 28, no. 2 (April 1973) pp. 1-15, pp. 11, 14-15, note 16 (fig. 8). [Bervic engraving after Regnault's Education of Achilles salon painting of 1783.]

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 58, no. 4 (1980): p. 194.

Lewis, Douglas. "The Progeny of Centaurs: An Early Work by Rude and its Influence." Antología Di Belle Arti: La Scultura Nuova Serie. 1994. nn. 48-51, pp. 140-146 (fig. 1).