Watercolor, pen and iron gall ink, and graphite, on ivory laid paper with blue fibers (discolored to buff)
397 × 510 mm
David Adler Memorial Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1979), pp. 47-48, no. 2E1 and 2E2.
Britt Salvesen, with Douglas W. Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Gauguin (Chicago, 2001), p. 65, fig. 26.
Roberta Smith, “At the Met Museum, the Grand Enigmas of Delacroix,” The New York Times (Sept. 13, 2018).
Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, 1954.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 39 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 80-81, cat. 37 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 130-131, cat. 58 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi.
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Delacroix Themen und Variationen,” September 24, 1987-January 10, 1988.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Broad Spectrum: Color on Paper, Past and Present,” September 12–October 31, 1999, hors. cat.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Delacroix”, September 10, 2018 - January 6, 2019, p. 46 (ill.), 47, 284, cat. 61, cat. by Sébastien Allard and Côme Fabre, et. al.
Sold by Dr. Otto Wertheimer (died 1972) to the Art Institute, 1971.
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