About This Artwork

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault
French, 1791-1824

Turkish Cavalier in Combat, c. 1818

Brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache over black chalk, with blue wash on brown laid paper
280 x 220 mm

The Regenstein Collection, 1994.178

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, “Maineri to Miró: The Regenstein Collection Since 1975,” April 22-July 16 2000, cat. 28.

Publication History

Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault. Etude critiques, documents et catalogue raisonné, 7 (Paris, 1997), p. 285, cat. 2773 (ill.).

James N. Wood, with commentaries by Debra N. Mancoff, Treasures from the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 2000), p.188 (ill.).

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, “‘A Lasting Monument:’ The Regenstein Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26:1 (2000), pp. 12-13.

Jay A. Clarke, “Haitian Horseman, c. 1818,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26:1 (2000), pp. 66-67, cat. 28 (ill.).

Bruno Chenique, Les Chevaux Géricault (Paris, 2002), p. 46 (ill.).

Ownership History

Duc d'Aumale (son of King Louis Phillippe) [invoice]. Duc de Chartres, after 1910 [invoice]. Private Collection, before 1939-about 1994 [invoice]; sold by Galerie de la Scala, Paris, to the Art Institute, 1994.

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