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Six Figure Studies, including four for The Poor Italian Family

Artist:
Théodore Gericault (French, Rouen 1791–1824 Paris)
Date:
early 19th century
Medium:
Black chalk; pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 10 11/16 in. (19 x 27.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.164
Not on view
Marking: Collector's mark of Prof. Dr. Adam Politzer (not in Lugt) stamped in blue at lower right corner of verso.
Horsin Déon , according to Chennevières, see Louis-Antoine Prat, Chennevières exh. cat., 2007, no. 449.; Marquis Charles-Philippe de Chennevières-Pointel (French)his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, April 4 - 7, 1900, possibly lot 626: "Etudes et croquis. Sept dessins. A la plume, dont un rehaussé d'aquarelle." Sold to Broutet for 10 francs, according to Louis-Antoine Prat, Chennevières exh. cat., 2007.; Broutet; Professor (Dr.) Adam Politzer; Vendor: Julius H. Weitzner (New York)
Morgan Library & Museum. "Master Drawings by Géricault," June 7, 1985–July 31, 1985.

San Diego Museum of Art. "Master Drawings by Géricault," August 31, 1985–October 20, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

Berger 11
Klaus Berger Géricault. Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1946, cat. no. 11, fig. no. pl. 11, p. 24, ill.

Louise Burroughs "An exhibition of French drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. vol. 7, New York, February 1949, pp. 164-168, ill.

Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives, Jacob Bean Classicism and Romanticism: French Drawings and Prints, 1800-1860. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, cat. no. 35, p. 7.

Philippe Grunchec Master Drawings by Géricault. Exh. cat., New York, Pierpont Morgan Library; San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts. June 7, 1985-January 5, 1986, cat. no. 24, pp. 70-71, 195, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat, Laurence Lhinares La collection Chennevières: Quatre siècles de dessins français. Paris, 2007, cat. no. 449, pp. 339-340, ill.



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