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Lion Devouring a Horse

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1844
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of five
Dimensions:
Image: 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (23.5 x 17.1 cm) Sheet: 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (24.7 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.10.9
Not on view
Lion dévorant un cheval

Inscription: Signed in stone: 'Eug. Delacroix / 1844'
Bottom: "Eug. Delacroix pinx et lith"
Upper right: "Imp. Bertants"..."Lion dévorant un cheval"

Marking: Blind stamp bottom center: 'Les Artistes Contemporains' (Lugt 36b)
Delteil 126.iii; Delteil/Strauber 126.iii
Goupil & Co. Les Artistes Contemporains Collection d'albums de reproductions d'oeuvres d'artistes du XIXe siècle. folio 1. Paris: Goupil, Vibert et Cie, 1846.

Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 56.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 805.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 126.ii, np.

Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. I 25, p. 216.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 126.iii, p. 311.



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