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Sheet of figure studies: two studies of a reclining figure, and a seated figure holding a lyre (?).

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Medium:
Graphite on laid paper, mounted on cardboard
Dimensions:
9-1/16 x 7-3/8 in. (23.0 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alexandrine Sinsheimer, 1958
Accession Number:
59.23.27
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, left margin, recto, in Delacroix's hand: tres reflete

On back of mat: feuille d'etude pour le salon de/ la paix a l'Hotel de Ville/ Vente Delacroix 1864/ Exp. Delacroix au Louvre/ 1930, no. 478/ Exp. au Palais du Luxembourg/ 1936, no. 34

Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower right, with the mark of Delacroix's estate: E.D. [Lugt 838a].

Sticker on backing: Framed by M. Knoedler & Co. 73078
Alexandrine Sinsheimer; Donor: Alexandrine Sinsheimer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classicism and Romanticism. French Drawings and Prints," September 15, 1970–November 1, 1970.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections," April 10, 1991–June 16, 1991.

MMA 1991.32; Johnson V, p. 23.
Maurice Sérullaz "Delacroix drawings for the decoration of the Salon du Roi" Master Drawings. vol. 1, no.4, 1963, fig. no. 35, p. 43.

Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives, Jacob Bean Classicism and Romanticism: French Drawings and Prints, 1800-1860. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, cat. no. 26, p. 5.

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, text, cat. no. 518 (mentioned), p. 23.

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. 32.



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