Artist Pierre Duval-Lecamus, French, 1790-1854
Title
  • Two Veterans Playing "Piquet"
  • La partie de piquet de deux invalides (Une prise aux Invalides) (alternate title)
Date 1819
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 18 1/4 × 14 1/2 inches (46.4 × 36.8 cm)
Framed: 24 1/2 × 20 7/16 × 3 1/16 inches (62.2 × 51.9 × 7.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Benson and Edith Ford Fund
Accession Number 79.178
Department European Painting
On View Era of Revolution S331.1, Level 3 (see map)
by 1972, (T. André Cabanel, Paris, France);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Salon. Exh. cat. Paris, 1819, p. 48, no. 418.

Bénézit, E. Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs. Paris, 1966, vol. 3, p. 456.

Dunifer, Vada. "Two Veterans Playing Piquet: A Genre Painting with Disguised Political Content." Konsthistorisk Tidskrift 54, no. 4 (1985): pp. 170-179 (fig. 1).