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Sketchbook with views of Tours, France and its environs

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1828–29
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on wove paper
Dimensions:
36 folios, each sheet: 4 15/16 x 7 11/16 in. (12.5 x 19.5 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Sketchbooks
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander and Gregoire Tarnopol, 1969
Accession Number:
69.165.2
Not on view
Inscription: On the inner covers are notes in Delacroix's hand in graphite and brown ink:
Librairie de Pichonet Didier / quai des Augustins no. 47 / Oeuvres posthumes et inédites de Me Guizot / Conseils de morale ou essai sur l'homme, / les moeurs, les caractères, les femmes, l'éducation / Pompe funèbre du duc Charles III / de Lorraine par DelaRuelle / Entrée du Henry 2 a Nancy / par le même / le Vade mecum.. livre de médecine / chez le docteur d [crossed out] Chez Persan libr. rue du coq no. 11. / Charon: de la sagesse, liv. I. Chap. XLII. Sur le mariage / Pompe funebre du duc Charles de Lorraine et / autres gravures de Laruelle, graveur Lorrain / Me Toly rue neuve St. Eustache no. 36 / pour Charles le Téméraire / Le livre des echecs amoureux. dedié à Louis [illegible word].
Sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris,artist's estate sale,Feb22-27,1864,nos 664/bis; Donor: Grégoire Tarnopol (New York)Donor: Alexander Tarnopol
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classicism and Romanticism. French Drawings and Prints," September 15, 1970–November 1, 1970.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections," April 10, 1991–June 16, 1991.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours. "Delacroix en Touraine," May 15, 1998–July 31, 1998.

MMA 1991.72
Jacob Bean "One Hundredth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1969-1970, Reports of the Departments: Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 29, no. 2, New York, October 1970, pp. 70, 71.

Maurice Sérullaz Musée du Louvre, Cabinet des Dessins, Inventaire Général des Dessins École Française, Dessins d'Eugène Delacroix, 1798-1863. 2 vols., Paris, 1984, Mentioned under numbers 1148, 1149, 1150, pp. 423, 422 (re, ill.

Jacques Olivier Bouffier, The Metropolitan Museum of Art "The Tours Sketchbook of Eugène Delacroix." MMA Journal. vol. 29, New York, 1994, pp. 135-150, ill.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours, Philipe Le Leyzour, Sophie Join-Lambert Delacroix en Touraine. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours, May 16-July 31, 1998. Bordeaux, 1998.



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