Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ecorché: Torso of a Male Cadaver

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1820–63
Medium:
Black and red chalk, graphite, and white chalk on wove paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 15/16 x 6 1/4 in. (25.2 x 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift from the Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix, in honor of William M. Griswold, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1135.23
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left: Mark of Delacroix's posthumous sale 1864 (Lugt 838a)
Eugène Delacroix (French)(his sale, Paris 1864, prob. part of lot 659/60); Brand and Dayton (American)(1986); Donor: Karen B. Cohen
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Romanticism and the School of Nature: Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection," October 17, 2000–January 31, 2001.

Robaut, prob. with no. 1923 or 1924 ("Etudes d'apres des Cadavres et des Ecorchés"); MMA.2000.31
Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, Probably with nos. 1923 or 1924 ("Etudes d'Apres des Cadavres de des Ecorches"), cat. no. probably 1923/24.

Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. I1, pp. 184-185, ill.

Colta Ives, Elizabeth E. Barker Romanticism and the School of Nature : Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Paintings from the Karen B. Cohen Collection. Exh. cat.: October 17 - January 21, 2001. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New York, 2000, cat. no. 31, pp. 66-67, ill.

Christophe Leribault Une passion pour Delacroix: la collection Karen B. Cohen. Paris, 2009, cat. no. 86, p. 119, ill.

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