Théophile Silvestre, Histoire des artistes vivants français et étrangers: Etudes d’après nature (Paris: E. Blanchard, 1857), p. 82.
Amédée Cantaloube, Eugène Delacroix, l’homme et l’artiste, ses amis et ses critiques (Paris: Dentu, 1864), p. 27.
Adolphe Moreau, E. Delacroix et son œuvre (Paris: Librairie des bibliophiles, 1873), pp. 104 no. 55, 129 no. 57, 150 no. 46, 279.
Alfred Robaut, L’Œuvre complet de Eugène Delacroix (Paris: Charavay Frères, 1885), p. 283, no. 1067 (ill.).
“Art Notes,” The Critic: a Weekly Review of Literature and the Arts 17, 530 (1892), p. 230.
Hippolyte Mireur, Dictionnaire des ventes d’art faites en France et à l’Etranger pendant les XVIIIme & XIXme siècles, vol. 2 (Paris: Maison d’Editions d’oeuvres artistiques, 1911), p. 422.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1925), p. 133, no. 819.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1932), p. 150.
“The Rearrangement of the Painting Galleries,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 27, 7 (1933), p. 115 (ill.).
Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, vol. 1 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1940), under no. 684.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), pp. 122–23.
Lucien Rudrauf, “De la bête à l’ange: les étapes de la lutte vitale dans la pensée et l’art d’Eugène Delacroix,” Acta Historiae Artium Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 9 (1963), p. 330, fig. 18.
René Huyghe, Delacroix (London: Thames & Hudson, 1963), p. 408, pl. XLVII.
Frank Anderson Trapp, The Attainment of Delacroix (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1970), pp. 209, pl. XIX.
Pierre Georgel and Luigina Rossi Bortolatto, Tout l’œuvre peint de Delacroix (Paris: Flammarion, 1975), p. 119, no. 538 (ill.).
John D. Morse, Old Master paintings in North America (New York: Abbeville Press, 1979), p. 100.
Maurice Sérullaz, Delacroix (Paris: Fernand Nathan, 1981), p. 191, cat. 308 (ill.).
Lee Johnson, The Paintings of Eugène Delacroix: A Critical Catalogue, vol. 3 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986), vol. 1, p. 14–15, cat. 181; vol. 4, pl. 13.
Donald A. Rosenthal, Orientalism: The Near East in French Painting, 1800–1880, exh. cat. (Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., 1982), pp. 65–66.
Lee Johnson, “The Art of Delacroix,” in Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991), p. 26.
Art Institute of Chicago, Treasures of 19th– and 20th–Century Painting: The Art Institute of Chicago (New York: Abbeville Press, 1993), p. 28 (ill.).
Alain Daguerre De Hureaux, Delacroix (Paris: Hazan, 1993), p. 322.
Sébastien Allard and Côme Fabre, ed. Delacroix, exh. cat. (Louvre/Hazan, 2018), pp.
202-203, cat. 131 (ill), 208, 429.
Paris, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Œuvres d’Eugène Delacroix, 1864, cat. 93.
Paris, École Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Eugène Delacroix, March 6–April 15, 1885, cat. 20.
Art Institute of Chicago, Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Prints by Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863, March 20–April 20, 1930, cat. 30.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1933, cat. 243.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1934, cat. 186.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Museum of Art, The Horse: Its Significance in Art, April 20–May 21, 1938, cat. 12.
New York, M. Knoedler and Company, Gros – Géricault – Delacroix, November 21–December 10, 1938, cat. 49; traveled to Art Institute of Chicago, December 15, 1938–January 15, 1939.
Portland Museum of Art, Eugène Delacroix, January 15–February 14, 1940, no cat.
Arts Club of Chicago, Origins of Modern Art, April 2–30, 1940, cat. 11.
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Pendulum Swing from Classic To Romantic in French Painting, January 25–February 21, 1942, no cat. no.
Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Nineteenth Century French Painting, January 18–February 20, 1944, cat. 1.
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Eugène Delacroix 1798-1863: Loan Exhibition in Aid of the Quaker Emergency Service, October 18–November 18, 1944, cat. 27.
Springfield Art Association, Illustration for Dante’s Divine Comedy, April 1945, no. cat.
Decatur Art Center, Masterpieces of European and American Art, May 4–25, 1945, cat. 5.
New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Delacroix and Renoir, February 16–March 13, 1948, cat. 5.
American Federation of Arts, travelling exhibition June 1948–June 1949, no cat.
Saginaw Museum, Exhibition of Nineteenth Century French Painting, December 19, 1948–January 9, 1949, cat. 8.
Carbondale, Southern Illinois University, A Festival of Fine Arts, February 26–March 10, 1956, cat. 4.
Sarasota, Ringling Museum of Art, Palmer Family Collections, February 23–March 24, 1963, cat. 10.
Paris, Louvre, Delacroix, Mar. 29-July 23, 2018; New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 13, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019, cat. 131 (ill).
Baron Michel de Trétaigne, by 1864 [lent by him to Paris 1864]; his sale Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 19, 1872, lot 19 as Cavalier arabe attaqué par un lion for 17,000 francs [price according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue in the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague]. Febvre [according to Moreau 1873, Febvre purchased the painting from the Trétaigne sale]. Boucheron, by 1885 [lent to Paris 1885]. R. Austin Robertson (New York?), by 1892; his estate sale American Art Association, New York, April 8, 1892, lot 127 as Arab cavalier attacked by a Lion for $6,350 to Potter Palmer [price according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue in the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts; buyer according to The Critic 1892]; Potter Palmer (died 1902), Chicago; his widow, Bertha Honoré Palmer (died 1918); by descent to their sons Honoré and Potter Palmer; given to the Art Institute, 1922.
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