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The Crayfish at Longchamps

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Printer:
Charles Motte (French, 1785–1836)
Date:
1822
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 x 12 1/8 in. (21.5 x 30.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.512.10
Not on view
Les écrevisses à Longchamps

Inscription: Lettered in stone: "En arrière marche!!!", below image lower left: 'Litho. de C. Motte, R. des marais.', below image lower right: 'Les Ecrevisses à Longchamps'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Delteil 37.ii; Delteil/Strauber 37.ii
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 97.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 58.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 37.ii, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 37.ii, p. 92.

Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, Entry by Nadine Orenstein, cat. no. 137, p. 176, ill.



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