Graphite, on cream wove paper, perimeter mounted on cream wove paper
289 × 227 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), p. 24 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, I (Chicago, 1978), pp. 65 and 68, no. 3D3.
Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault, Étude Critique, Documents et Catalogue Raisonné, V (Paris, 1992), p. 139, no. 1458 (ill.).
Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, Extremities in Paint: Embodying Empire in Post-Revolutionary France (Yale University Press, 2001).
New Haven, Conn., Yale Art Gallery, “The Graphic Art of Géricault,” February 5-March 30, 1969, p. 23, cat. 8, cat. by Kate H. Spencer.
Paris, Palais du Louvre, “Gericault,” September 26, 1991-January 14, 1992, pp. 174 and 347, cat. 65, fig. 281.
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.
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