Achille Jacques-Jean-Marie Devéria (6 February 1800 – 23 December 1857) was a French painter and lithographer. In 1822, he began exhibiting at the Paris Salon. At some point, he opened an art school together with his brother Eugène, who was also a painter. By 1830 Devéria had become a successful illustrator and had published many lithographs in the form of notebooks and albums (e.g. his illustrations to Goethe’s Faust, 1828) and romantic novels. He also produced many engravings of libertine contents.
. His experience in the art of the vignette and Mezzotint influenced his numerous lithographs, most of which were issued by his father-in-law, Charles-Etienne Motte (1785–1836). Most of his work consisted of “pseudo-historical, pious, sentimental or erotic scenes.” Since he rarely depicted tragic or grave themes, he appears less Romantic than many other artists of the time.