Court, Joseph Desire (1797-1865); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1832. Amiral et Ministre de la Marine 1834-43; represente en Commandant de la flotte de l'Expedition d'Alger en 1830; Commander of the French Fleet during the French occupation of Algiers in 1830; very similar portrait in painting by Eugene Carpentier at Cherbourg; probably a copy of this one; Provenance: Ch�teau de Versailles, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.