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A Wall Decorated in Spanish Tiles

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1832
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (11.4 x 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of Dr. Harvey Wolinsky, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.16
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, right margin: numerous color notations, beginning "violet/ fond jaune/ violet/ filament bleu/ fond bleu." On right, in graphite: "baguettes vertes et rouges/ bleu et jaune le milieu des fleurs/ bleu/ violet/ vert." On top right: "l'aigle qui...."

Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left: Mark of Delacroix's posthumous sale 1864 (Lugt 838a); partial watermark: H.R., a circle marked Napoleon....
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his posthumous estate sale, Paris 1864); Eric G. Carlson(1986); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
Christophe Leribault Une passion pour Delacroix: la collection Karen B. Cohen. Paris, 2009, cat. no. 60, p. 92, ill.



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