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A Turk Saddling His Horse

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1824
Medium:
Aquatint printed in black ink on heavy wove paper, with additions in graphite, by hand; very rare
Dimensions:
Image: 10 7/16 x 8 3/16 in. (26.5 x 20.8 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in. (33.9 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Derald H. Ruttenberg Gift, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.529
Not on view
Turc Sellant Son Cheval

Inscription: Inscribed in graphite lower right: Epreuve d'essai Retouches au crayon 6. RRR 1er Etat

Marking: Stamped lower right in purple ink (and in blue ink on verso, lower left); Collector's mark of A. H. Rouart (1839-1911) (Lugt 2187a); numbered in graphite, lower left (dealers' marks): '27680 36084 MK'; Verso stamped in blue ink (on half circle paper sticker), lower right: 'MADE IN FRANCE'
Alexis Rouart (French, 1839–1911); Vendor: Marc Rosen Fine Art, Ltd.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 3, 1999–July 25, 1999.

Delteil 9.i; Delteil/Strauber 9.i
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 6, 17.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 284, np.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 9.i, np.

Jane Glaubinger The Etchings of Eugène Delacroix. PhD diss., 1980 cat. no. 13, np.

Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. H2, p. 132.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 9.

Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Perrin Stein, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1998-1999." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 57, no. 2, Autumn 1999, p. 42, ill.



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