Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over graphite, on cream wove paper, perimeter mounted on ivory laid paper
170 × 230 mm
Margaret Day Blake Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Lorenz Eitner, Géricault: An Album of Drawings in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago 1960), pp. 39-40 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, I (Chicago, 1978), pp. 65 and 81, no. 4B12.
Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault, Étude Critique, Documents et Catalogue Raisonné, III (Paris, 1989), p. 239, no. 959 (ill.).
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Géricault,” October 12-December 12, 1971, p. 47, cat. 13 (ill.), cat. by Lorenz Eitner; traveled to the Detroit Institute of Arts, January 23-March 7, 1972; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 30-May 14, 1972.
Paris, Palais du Louvre, “Gericault,” September 26, 1991-January 14, 1992, pp. 46, and 341-342, cat. 46, fig. 80.
Probably Ary Scheffer, Paris; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 15-16, 1859, lot 16, to Anatole-Auguste Hulot [according to Paris 1991 exh. cat.]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, January 11-13, 1894. Baron Joseph Vitta (died 1942), Paris [according to Paris 1991 exh. cat.]. Sold by Cesar de Hauke to the Art Institute, 1947.
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