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The Virgin of the Sacred Heart

Artist:
Théodore Gericault (French, Rouen 1791–1824 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Graphite on paper (watermark: J Wh[atman]/Turke[y mill]/1
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 7/8 x 6 3/16 in. (22.5 x 15.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Jill Newhouse and Mrs. Corrine Cuéllar, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.481
Not on view
Marking: Collector's mark lower center: L.J.A. Coutan (Lugt 464); Collector's mark lower right: Louis Antoine Prat
L. J. A. Coutan (French, died 1830); Madame L. J. A. Coutan; Ferdinand Hauguet, to his son; Maurice-Jacques-Albert Hauguet, to his wife; Mme Hauguet (née Schubert)(then to her sister); Mme Gustave Milliet (French, Paris, 19th century); Sold in Paris ( Drouot? (French)), December 16-17, 1889, poss. lots 210-211; Louis-Antoine Pratpurchased 1981; sold Christie's, New York, Jan. 30, 1998, lot 197 ($10,925); Jill Newhouse Gallery (New York),sale cat. "European Drawings,"Autumn 1998, no.3; Donor: Mrs. Corinne Cuéllar Donor: Jill Newhouse
Bazin 1997, vol. 7, no.2776 (ill.)
Maurice Sérullaz Mémorial de l'exposition Eugène Delacroix organisées au Musée du Louvre à l'occasion de la mort de l'artiste. Paris, 1963, cat. no. 6, p. 4.

Lorenz E. A. Eitner, Charles Clément Gericault, étude biographique et critique. 3rd ed., Paris 1879. Paris, 1973, p. 170.

Lee Johnson The Painting of Eugène Delacroix, A Critical Catalogue, 1816-1831. vol. 1, 1981, cat. no. 153, pp. 163-65.

Lorenz E. A. Eitner Gericault, His Life and Work. London, 1983, pp. 204, 347, 20.

Germaine Bazin Théodore Gericault: étude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné. vol. 4, Paris, 1990, cat. no. 2776, ill.



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