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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.362
People
Follower of Théodore Géricault, French (Rouen 1791 - 1824 Paris)
Title
Arabian Gray Led by an Arab
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297842
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and white gouache on white wove paper; parts of the background have been varnished
Dimensions
22.5 x 31.4 cm (8 7/8 x 12 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper center, graphite: vinaigre
Provenance
Duc d'Uzès (according to Dubaut records); Pierre Olivier Dubaut; Martin Birnbaum for Grenville L. Winthrop, 1932; bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.362
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chassériau, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), p. 14

Klaus Berger, Géricault: Drawings and Watercolors, H. Bittner and Company (New York, 1946), no. 34, pl. 34

Lorenz Eitner, Géricault: His Life and Work, Orbis Publishing Ltd. (London, England, 1983), pp. 232, 352, n. 90

Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault: Etude critique, documents, et catalogue raisonné, Wildenstein Institute (Paris, France, 1987 -1997), vol. 7, no. 2640, repr., also p. 54 (as Géricault)

Frances S. Jowell, "Géricault's 'Arabian Grey': Questions of Authorship and Inspiration", Apollo (London, May 1993), 137, pp. 287-293, pl. 1

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 186, repr.

Old Master Drawings, auct. cat., Christie's, New York (New York, NY, January 24, 2001), under no. 135

Exhibition History

Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chasseriau--Painters of the Romantic Movement, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/30/1946 - 06/01/1946

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