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The Agony in the Garden

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1824–27
Medium:
Brush and brown wash over graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/4 x 7 5/8 in. (13.4 x 19.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in memory of Jacob Bean, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.4
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower right: Mark of Delacroix's posthumous sale 1864 (Lugt 838a)
Vente Delacroix (1864)1864 (part of lot 311); Auguste Vacquerie (Paris), (bought from Vente Delacroix 1864, no. 311); Madame E. Lefèvre (Paris)(passed to her son); Monsieur P. Lefèvre-Vacquerie (Paris), (son of Mme. E. LeFevre); By descent to Madame A. Gaveau (Paris)(daughter of M. LeFevre-Vacquerie); Sotheby's, Monaco, 3 Dec. 1989, lot 523; Jill Newhouse(sold to Karen B. Cohen, 1990); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
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," September 21, 1998–November 30, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Romanticism and the School of Nature: Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection," October 17, 2000–January 31, 2001.

Robaut 1522; MMA 1991.21; MMA 2000.32; Escholier I, repr. p.172; Johnson I, no. 154, pl. 136.
Societe National des Beaux-Arts Exposition d'Oeuvres de Eugene Delacroix. Paris, 1864, cat. no. 173.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 1522.

La Maison de Victor Hugo La Jeunesse des Romantiques. Paris, 1927, cat. no. 296.

Pierre Georgel Delacroix et Auguste Vacquerie. Paris, 1970, cat. no. 8, p. 181.

Eugene Delacroix: Graphik. Ex. cat. Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, 1987, cat. no. 14.

Jill Newhouse Eugene Delacroix: A Selection of Drawings. Dealer catalogue. New York, 1990, cat. no. 1.

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. 21, p. 87, ill.

Colta Ives, Elizabeth E. Barker Romanticism and the School of Nature : Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection. Exh. cat.: October 17 - January 21, 2001. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New York, 2000, cat. no. 32, pp. 68-69, ill.



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