Philibert-Léon Couturier (French, 1823-1901)
Chicken and Birds
Oil on canvas, 14 x 10 1/2 in.
Couturier entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1844 and studied with Édouard Picot (1782-1875). He exhibited at the Salon from 1845 through 1867. Within the genre of animal painting he specialized in barnyard fowl.