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Study for "The Sultan of Morocco and His Entourage"

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1855–56
Medium:
Graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. (20.9 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of Henri Loyrette, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.21
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower right: Mark of Delacroix's posthumous sale 1864 (Lugt 838a)
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his estate sale, Paris 1864, probably lot 351); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections," April 10, 1991–June 16, 1991.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Romanticism and the School of Nature: Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection," October 17, 2000–January 31, 2001.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

Robaut, prob. among items in 1741; MMA 1991.50; MMA 2000.40
Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. probably in 1741.

Jacob Bean, Lee Johnson, William M. Griswold Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 50, p. 117, ill.

Daniel Ferrer "The Interaction of Verbal and Pictorial Elements in the Genesis of Eugene Delacroix's 'Sultan of Morocco.'" Word and Image. Word and Image, vol. 13, no. 2, April - June 1997, Related/similar drawing, fig. no. 2, p. 185, ill.

Colta Ives, Elizabeth E. Barker Romanticism and the School of Nature : Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection. Exh. cat.: October 17 - January 21, 2001. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New York, 2000, cat. no. 40, pp. 84-85, ill.

Christophe Leribault Une passion pour Delacroix: la collection Karen B. Cohen. Paris, 2009, cat. no. 68, p. 99, ill.



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