Coin de table (1872)

Coin de table (1872)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904)

Coin de table (By the Table)
1872
Oil on canvas, 161 x 223.5 cm
Musée d’Orsay, Paris

 

Standing:

Coin de table-1-Pierre Elzéar

 

 

1. Pierre Elzéar (1849-1916)

 

 

Coin de table-2-Émile Blémont

 

 

2. Émile Blémont (1839-1927)

 

 

Coin de table-3-Jean Aicard

 

 

3. Jean Aicard (1848-1921)

 

 

Seated:

Coin de table-4-Paul Verlaine

 

 

4. Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)

 

 

Coin de table-5-Arthur Rimbaud

 

 

5. Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

 

 

Coin de table-6-Léon Valade

 

 

6. Léon Valade (1841-1884)

 

 

Coin de table-7-Ernest d'Hervilly

 

 

7. Ernest d’Hervilly (1839-1911)

 

 

Coin de table-8-Camille Pelletan

 

 

8. Camille Pelletan (1846-1915)

 

 

The vase with flowers is a symbol of the absent poet, Albert Mérat (1840-1909), who refused to pose with Rimbaud.

Coin de table-d-1

Detail.

Coin de table-d-2

Detail.

Coin de table-d-3

See also:

Painting | Portrait