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Wild Horse Felled by a Tiger

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1828
Medium:
Lithograph; first state of four
Dimensions:
Image: 10 13/16 x 8 5/8 in. (27.5 x 21.9 cm) Sheet: 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 in. (32 x 27.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.63.43
Not on view
Cheval sauvage terrassé par un tigre

Inscription: Written in graphite at bottom of sheet: "cheval sauvage terrassé par un tigre (la plus belle epreuve connue)"
Vendor: Maurice Le Garrec (French, died 1937)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," December 4, 1992–April 5, 2013.

Delteil 77.i; Delteil/Strauber 77.i
Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 77.i, np.

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.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 77.i.



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