A Wall Decorated in Spanish Tiles, Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris), Watercolor over graphite

A Wall Decorated in Spanish Tiles

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1832
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (11.4 x 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of Dr. Harvey Wolinsky, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.16
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite with numerous color notations, including, in left margin: "violet / fond jaune / violet / filaments bleus / fond blanc"; top center: "baguettes vertes et rouges"; right margin: "bleu et jaune le milieu des fleurs / bleu / violet / vert"; far right (oriented perpendicularly): "l'aigle qui [illegible]"

Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left: Delacroixp estate mark (Lugt 838a)
Eugène Delacroix (French)(his posthumous estate sale, Paris 1864); Eric G. Carlson(1986); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
Christophe Leribault Une passion pour Delacroix: la collection Karen B. Cohen. Paris, 2009, cat. no. 60, p. 92, ill.