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Head, Shoulder, and Foot, studies for "Scenes from the Chios Massacres"

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1824
Medium:
Graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 5/8 x 11 7/8 in. (19.4 x 30.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of Sharon H. Cott, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.22
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, prob. in lot 308); Art market, Paris(sold 1995); Jill Newhouse(sold to Karen B. Cohen, 1995); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
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.

Robaut, prob. part of 1491; MMA 2000.30
Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. probably in 1491.

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. 30, pp. 64-65, ill.



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