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Studies of a Damned Man, for "Dante et Virgile aux Enfers" (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1822
Medium:
Pen, brown ink, black wash over black chalk and graphite on laid paper
Dimensions:
10-1/2 x 13-1/4 in. (26.7 x 33.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.23
Not on view
Study of a Damned Man for the painting dated 1822, Dante and Virgil in Hell, now in the Louvre

Signature: Signed and dated 1822.

Marking: Sale stamp of Delacroix in red ink on recto, bottom left: E.D. (Lugt 838)

Dealer's mark of Jacques Seligmann on recto in black ink
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his estate sale, Paris 1864, prob in lot 305); Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Sale II, Nov.15-16, 1918, #97b); Jean-Gabriel Daragnès (French, Bordeaux 1886–1950 Neuilly)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classicism and Romanticism. French Drawings and Prints," September 15, 1970–November 1, 1970.

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. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.

Johnson I, p. 77; Escholier I, repr. p. 66; Serullaz, 1963, no. 31; Serullaz, 1984, under nos. 31/32; MMA 1991.20
Julius Meier-Graefe Eugene Delacroix. Munich, 1922, p. 28, ill.

Raymond Escholier Delacroix: Peintre, Graveur, Ecrivain. vol. I, 1926, Drawing also mentioned on p. 286 as collection of Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, p. 66, ill.

Musées Nationaux , Palais du Louvre Exposition Eugene Delacroix. Paris, France, 1930, cat. no. 462, p. 226.

"Dessins inédits de Delacroix." La Revue des Arts. no. 52, 1952, fig. no. pl. 31, p. 20, ill.

Jacques Seligmann and Co., New York Master Drawings. Sale cat. New York, 1960, cat. no. 14.

"Ninety-first Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1960-1961: Review of the Year." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 20, no. 2, New York, October 1961, p. 46, ill.

Maurice Sérullaz Mémorial de l'exposition Eugène Delacroix organisées au Musée du Louvre à l'occasion de la mort de l'artiste. Paris, 1963, cat. no. 31, ill.

Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives, Jacob Bean Classicism and Romanticism: French Drawings and Prints, 1800-1860. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, cat. no. 18, p. 4.

Jacques Fryszman "French Drawings from the Metropolitan Museum at the Louvre." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 115, no. 849, London, December 1973, fig. no. fig. 1, pp. 835-837, ill.

Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des Musées Nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 36.

Lee Johnson The Painting of Eugène Delacroix, A Critical Catalogue, 1816-1831. vol. 1, 1981, p. 77.

Maurice Sérullaz Delacroix. Paris, 1981, cat. no. 8, p. 200, ill.

Ann Dumas, Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Gary Tinterow The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, fig. no. 219, p. 161, ill.



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