Artist Hugues Merle, French, 1823-1881
Title
  • Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
Date 1879
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 22 × 18 1/4 inches (55.9 × 46.4 cm)
Framed: 36 3/8 × 33 1/8 × 4 3/4 inches (92.4 × 84.1 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William E. Scripps
Accession Number 56.284
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed, left center: Huges Merle | 1879
Inscriptions Inscribed, right side: [translated: hungar]
Inscribed, left side: [translated: St Elisabeth]
March 3-5, 1885, auction of Mary Morgan at (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA);
collection of James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
by descent to his daughter-in-law, Mrs. William E. Scripps (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1956-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)