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Head of a Horse, after the Parthenon

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1825
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over a little black chalk on laid paper
Dimensions:
3-1/4 x 4-7/16 in. (8.3 x 11.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gregoire Tarnopol, 1979
Accession Number:
1980.21.4
Not on view
Inscription: Graphite on recto at upper right: fronton oriental; graphite on verso: Phidias; on old mount: Fragment du Parthenon/ Delacroix; pen and black ink on reverse of old mount: Eug. Delacroix/fragment du Parthenon/collection Deveria, Paris.
Eugène Devéria (French, Paris 1805–1865 Pau); Henri Baderou(acquired in 1956)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 3, 1999–July 25, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 19, 2013–February 10, 2014.

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