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Studies for the decoration of the Library, Palais Bourbon, Paris: standing nude athlete; seated man with a lyre; centaur; and seven putti (three with wings)

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1798–1863
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, faint graphite indications (lyre of seated figure) on wove paper
Dimensions:
10-1/16 x 14-1/8 in. (25.6 x 35.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice F. Steiner, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.84
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower left corner "Bourbon"

Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left, with the mark of Delacroix's estate (Lugt 838a).
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his estate sale, Paris 1864_; Marcel Flavian (French, Paris)(purchased by Alice Steiner, Oct. 1973)
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