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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.354
People
Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix, French (Charenton Saint-Maurice France 1798 - 1863 Paris France)
Title
An Arab and His Steed
Other Titles
Alternate Title: A Turk Leading His Horse
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1832-1833
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298464
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on white wove paper
Dimensions
22.6 x 30 cm (8 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)
framed: 48.3 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm (19 x 20 1/2 x 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: brown ink, l.r.: Eug. Delacroix
Provenance
Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, September 24, 1925 ($1,500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.354
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), pg. 10

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 114, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), cat. no. 28, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 28, repr.

Exhibition History

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

Delacroix in New England Collections, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/1955 - 11/26/1955

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

32Q: 2200 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/04/2015 - 07/08/2015

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