About This Artwork

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault
French, 1791-1824

Napoleonic Army Coach with Sketches of Heads, 1818/1819

Pen and brush and brown ink, on tan wove paper
248 x 180 mm

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection, 1941.136

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, "Drawings Old and New," 1946,p. 15-16, cat. 22, pl. IX, cat. by Carl O. Schneiwind.

Publication History

Klaus Berger, Gericault, Drawings and Watercolors (New York, 1946), no. 3, (ill.).

Lorenz Eitner, Gericault, An Album of Drawings in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1960), p. 29.

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1979), pp. 64-65, no. 3C2.

Germain Bazin, Theodore Gericault, vol. 5 (Paris, 1994), p. 152, no. 1492, (ill.).

Ownership History

Léon Heiman, Paris [according to Joachim 1979]. Sold by Durlacher Brothers, New York, to the Art Institute, 1941.

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