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Lion Devouring a Horse

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1844
Medium:
Lithograph; fourth state of five
Dimensions:
Image: 6 5/8 x 9 5/16 in. (16.9 x 23.6 cm) Sheet: 12 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (31.1 x 44.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.61.9
Not on view
Lion dévorant un cheval

Signature: Signed in stone bottom right 'Eug Delacroix/ 1844'

Inscription: Numbered in stone upper right: '17' ; lettered on stone bottom left: 'Eug. delacroix pinx et lith.' and bottom right: 'Imp. Bertants.'

Marking: Collector's stamp of Albert Maroni (Lugt Suppl. 150b) in red ink bottom left verso
Albert Maroni
Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. "Leaving a Mark: The Art of the Print in 19th-Century France," April 6, 2002–June 9, 2002.

Delteil 126.iv; Delteil/Strauber 126.iv
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 56.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 805.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 126.iv, np.

Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. I 25, pp. 215-216.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 126.iv, p. 311.



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