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The Virgin and Holy Women, studies for "The Lamentation"

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1843
Medium:
Graphite on laid paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/4 x 14 5/16 in. (24.7 x 36.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of Carmen Bambach, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.25
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower center: plus levée que dans le dessin

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. no. 345); Private Collection, New York; Seligmann Gallery; Salander-O'Reilly Galleries(Sold to Karen B. Cohen, 1985); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries. "Corot-Delacroix: An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors," May 1, 1986–June 30, 1986.

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.

Johnson vol. 5, p. 83; MMA 1991.43; MMA 2000.42
Julius Meier-Graefe, Lane Faison Jr. Corot-Delacroix, an Exhibition: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors.. Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, 1986, cat. no. 90, fig. no. pl. 32, ill.

Lee Johnson The Paintings of Eugene Delacroix: A Critical Catalogue: Volumes 5-6: The Public Decorations and their Sketches; Supplements and Plates. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989, vol. V, p. 83.

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. 43, p. 110, 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. 42, pp. 88-89, ill.



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