Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Portrait of a Man

Artist:
French Painter (ca. 1835) (Henri Lehmann?)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 x 18 in. (53.3 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Victor Wilbour Memorial Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.110
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (lower right): Th·.· Chassériau / 1840
J. Combe, Paris (by 1947–49); [Kleinberger, New York, 1949; sold to MMA]
Hartford, Conn. Wadsworth Atheneum. "The Romantic Circle: French Romantic Painting, Delacroix and his Contemporaries," October 15–November 30, 1952, no. 49 (as "Count of Saint Offage" [sic]).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Théodore Chassériau (1819–1856): The Unknown Romantic," October 22, 2002–January 5, 2003, no. 12 (as "Portrait of the Comte de Saint-Auffage").

C. C. Cunningham. The Romantic Circle: French Romantic Painting, Delacroix and his Contemporaries. Exh. cat., Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Hartford, 1952, pp. 9, 16, no. 49, pl. V.

Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 2, XIX Century. New York, 1966, pp. 155–56, ill.

Marc Sandoz. "El pintor Théodore Chassériau (1819–1856) y el mundo ibérico." Goya (September–October 1967), pp. 82–83 n. 25, fig. 10, as "Retrato del conde de Saint-Offage".

Marc Sandoz. Théodore Chassériau, 1819–1856: Catalogue raisonné des peintures et estampes. Paris, 1974, p. 164, no. 65, pl. LI, calls it "Portrait du comte de Saint Auffage," but notes that there is no mention of this name in biographical dictionaries; observes that the signature and date seem apocryphal.



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