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Six studies for Corréard and Savigny in the "Raft of the Medusa"

Artist:
Théodore Gericault (French, Rouen 1791–1824 Paris)
Date:
before 1818
Medium:
Black chalk; some stumping.
Dimensions:
10 1/16 x 15 9/16 in. (25.6 x 39.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.216
Not on view
Signature: Graphite, lower margin, right of center: Géricault
Jean-François Gigoux (French, Besançon 1806–1894 Besançon); Emmanuel Charles Bénézit; Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York); Donor: Walter C. Baker
Wildenstein & Co., Inc. "French XIX Century Drawings, Wildenstein, 1947-48".

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

Salander-O'Reilly Galleries. "Théodore Géricault: An Exhibition, Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Prints, and Sculpture," April 7, 1987–May 23, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 6, 1997–April 13, 1997.

Musée d'Art Roger-Quilliot, Clermont-Ferrand. "Gericault, au coeur de la création romantique: études pour le Radeau de la Méduse," June 2, 2012–September 2, 2012.

Clément 131
Charles Clément Géricault, étude biographique et critique avec le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre du maître. 3rd. Paris, 1879, cat. no. 131, p. 356.

Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, cat. no. 94, pp. 54-55.

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, Under nos. 65 and 75, fig. no. 65a, ill.

Théodore Géricault. Exh. cat. Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, April 7-May 23, 1987, cat. no. 35, fig. no. pl. 27, ill.

Bruno Chenique, Sidonie Lemeux-Fraitot, Anne-Charlotte Cathelineau Géricault, au coeur de la création romantique: Études pour 'Le radeau de la Méduse.' Exh. cat., Musée d'art Roger-Quilliot, Clermont-Ferrand, France, June 2-Sept. 2. Lassay-les-Château, 2012, cat. no. 12, fig. no. 11, 47, 50 (ill), 253.



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