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About This Artwork
Sketches: Stable Boy Carrying a Bucket, 1818/1819
Graphite, on cream laid paper, perimeter mounted on cream wove paper
226 x 288 mm
Margaret Day Blake Collection, 1947.35.9
Prints and Drawings
Not on Display
Lorenz Eitner, Géricault: An Album of Drawings in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago 1960), pp. 24-25 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, I (Chicago, 1978), pp. 65 and 68, no. 3D4.
Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault, Étude Critique, Documents et Catalogue Raisonné, III (Paris, 1989), p. 144, no. 710 (ill.).
Probably Ary Scheffer, Paris; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 15-16, 1859, lot 16, to Anatole-Auguste Hulot [according to Paris 1991]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, January 11-13, 1894. Baron Joseph Vitta (died 1942), Paris [according to Paris 1991]. Sold by Cesar de Hauke to the Art Institute, 1947.