Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Duguesclin's Sister

Series/Portfolio:
Chroniques de France
Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1829
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 9 7/16 in. (32.1 × 24 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.61.8
Not on view
The scene depicted shows Julienne, sister of the warrior Bertrand Duguesclin, attacking two English soldiers who have broken into the castle of Pontorson through the complicity of the maid, swooning on the right.
La soeur de Deguesclin

Illustration of an episode in the history of the Fronde, published in Chroniques de France (1829), a portfolio of ten lithographs by Boulanger, Delacroix, and Roqueplan

Inscription: Lettered in stone top left: 'Chroniques de France' and top right 'Chateau de Pontorson'
Lettered in stone bottom left below image: 'Delacroix fic' and bottom right below image 'Imp lith. de H. Gargain' and bottom center : 'Soudain courant à lui, la soeur du Chatelain le frappe de l'épée en s'ecriant : Guesclin!'
Lettered in stone bottom left of sheet 'A Paris chez H. Gaugain & Comp.... Rue Vivienne No 2 rue de Vaugirard N34...'
Lettered in stone bottom center of sheet: 'October 1829' and bottom right of sheet 'London by Engelman Graff, Coindet & Co Dean Stteet, Soho'

Marking: Collector's mark stamped in red ink bottom left: Albert Maroni (Lugt Suppl. 150b)
Albert Maroni
Delteil 81.iii; Delteil/Straiber 81.iii
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 46.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 303.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 81.iii, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 81.iii, p. 208.



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