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A Dragoon on Horseback

Artist:
Édouard Detaille (French, Paris 1848–1912 Paris)
Date:
1876
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (24.1 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Martha T. Fiske Collord, in memory of her first husband, Josiah M. Fiske, 1908
Accession Number:
08.136.5
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): EDOUARD DETAILLE / 1876.
F. J. (until 1877; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 23, 1877, no. 19, as "Un Dragon," sold for Fr 11,860, probably this picture); Martha T. Fiske Collord, New York (until d. 1908)
Le Major Hoff. Les Grandes manoeuvres. Paris, 1884, ill. p. 29 (engraving).

Jules Richard. Types et uniformes: L'Armée française. Vol. 1, Paris, 1885, ill. p. 125.

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, p. 213, ill.



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