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Studies of Seven Greek Coins

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1825
Medium:
Lithograph; first state of five
Dimensions:
Image: 11 7/16 x 9 1/8 in. (29 x 23.2 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 x 10 5/16 in. (34 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.77.27
Not on view
Feuille de sept médailles antiques

Inscription: Signed and dated in the stone bottom left: 'E. Delacroix / 1825'

Marking: Collector's mark of A. Moreau (Lugt 1900) stamped in blue ink
Adolphe Moreau (French, Paris 1827–1882 Paris)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 5, 1993–July 12, 1993.

Delteil 45.i; Delteil/Strauber 45.i
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 32.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 147.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 45.i, np.

Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. A 8, p. 16.

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.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 45.i, p. 116.



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