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Venus and Cupid in a Landscape, after Annibale Carracci (recto); A Warrior Holding a Shield and Sword, Seen from the Back (verso)

Artist:
Théodore Gericault (French, Rouen 1791–1824 Paris)
Artist:
after Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1560–1609 Rome)
Date:
1816–17
Medium:
(r.) Pen and brown ink, wash, watercolor, and white gouache over graphite and traces of red chalk; (v.) Pen and brown ink and watercolor over graphite and traces of red chalk
Dimensions:
8-1/2 x 11-1/4 in. (21.6 x 28.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Leonardo Mondadori, in memory of his mother Mimma Mondadori, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.177a, b
Not on view
Marking: On the recto, stamped in black ink at lower right is the stamp of the estate sale of the collector L.J.A. Coutan (Lugt 464).
L. J. A. Coutan (French, died 1830); Ferdinand Hauget (French, 19th century); Mme. Coutan-Hauguet (French); Mme Gustave Milliet (French, Paris, 19th century); Paris, December 16-17, 1889, no. 187; Eugène Lecomte (French, 1889–1889)(purchased @225 francs, December 16-`7, 1889; Albert S. Henraux (French, 1881–1953); Sold Anonymous saleParis, 11 May, 1909, no. 3; Tony Mayer; Sotheby's, London, November 26, 1985, no. 7 (£35,200); Christie's, New YorkMay 22, 1997, no. 12; Donor: Leonardo Mondadori
Galerie Marcel Guiot. "Les deux écritures de Goya à Lautrec," February 21, 1953–March 21, 1953.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

Bazin 1275-1276
Vente Coutan-Hauguet. Sale. cat., December 16-17. Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Paris, 1889, cat. no. 187.

Hôtel Drouot, Paris Vente anonyme de tableaux Sale cat. March 11, 1909, cat. no. 3.

Quelques précurseurs de l'art contemporain. Exh. cat. Paris, 1951, cat. no. 26.

Les deux écriture de Goya à Lautrec : du 21 février au 21 mars. Galerie Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1953, cat. no. 8.

Le cabinet de l'amateur. Exh. cat. Musée de l'Orangerie, 1956, cat. no. 114.

De Watteau à Picasso. Exh. cat. Marcel Guiot & Cie, 1959, cat. no. 66.

Sotheby's, London [Sale catalogue]. November 26, 1985, cat. no. 7, ill.

Germaine Bazin Théodore Gericault: étude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné. vol. 4, Paris, 1990, cat. no. 1275;1276, pp. 166-167, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Perrin Stein, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1998-1999." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 57, no. 2, Autumn 1999, p. 42, ill.



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