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Study for "The Sultan of Morocco and His Entourage"

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
by 1845
Medium:
Graphite, squared in white chalk, on beige paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 1/2 × 19 9/16 in. (59.7 × 49.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.202
Not on view
The Sultan of Morocco before His Palace at Meknès

Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left: ED (Lugt 838; Delacroix Estate Sale)
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his estate sale, Paris 1864, lot 350); G. Arosa(sale, Paris 1884 no. 131, sold for 405fr).; Dr. Suchet(purchased for 405fr. at Arosa sale, Paris 1884); I. Pereire(sale, Paris 1937 lot 1); Bergaud
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.

Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux. "Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York: de Ramsès à Picasso," May 15, 1981–September 1, 1981.

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

CaixaForum Barcelona. "Delacroix, de l'idée à l'expression (1798-1863)," October 19, 2011–January 15, 2012.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

Robaut 1711; MMA 1991.44; Johnson vol. 3, text, mentioned p. 183
Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 1711, p. 434.

Galerie Gobin Delacroix Exh. cat. Paris, 1937, Catalogued as "Chef Arabe dans une Tribu", cat. no. 59.

Elie Lambert "Histoire d'un tableau L'Abd Er Rahman Sultan du Maroc de Delacroix." Collection Hésperis Institut des hautes-études marocaines. no. 14, Paris, 1953, See "Notes" window in Objects module for footnote info., p. 18, footnote .

Jacob Bean "The Drawings Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 20, New York, 1962, fig. no. 19, p. 173, ill.

Jean-François Revel "Delacroix entre les anciens et les modernes." in L' Oeil. no. 101, May 1963, p. 13, ill.

Mémorial de l'exposition Eugène Delacroix organisée au Musée du Louvre a l'occasion du centenaire de la mort de l'artiste. no. 31, Paris, 1963, cat. no. 343, ill.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 69, fig. no. 69, 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. 29, p. 6.

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. 38, ill.

Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York, de Ramsès à Picasso. Exh. cat., May 15 - Sept. 1. Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 1981, cat. no. 147, ill.

Maurice Sérullaz Delacroix. Paris, 1981, cat. no. 48, p. 202, ill.

Lee Johnson "Delacroix's Road to the Sultan of Morocco." Apollo Magazine. Apollo Magazine , vol. CRV, no. 241, CRV, no. 241, March 1982.

Lee Johnson The Paintings of Eugène Delacroix. vol. 3, Oxford, 1986, Our drawing mentioned under no. 370 with reference to 1963 Delacroix exhibiiton (no. 349), cat. no. 370, p. 183.

Maurice Arama Le Maroc de Delacroix. 1987, Drawing listed on p. 216, p. 23, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lee Johnson, William M. Griswold Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 44, ill.

Barthélémy Jobert Delacroix. Princeton, New Jersey, 1998, fig. no. 128, p. 163, ill.

Sébastien Allard Delacroix: De l'idée à l'expression (1798-1863). Exh. cat., organized by la Obra Social "la Caixa", in collaboration with the Louvre. Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, 2011, cat. no. 131, 206, 231 (ill.), 324, ill.



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