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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2021.193
People
Antoine-Jean Gros, French (Paris 1771 - 1835 Meudon)
Title
Three Male Heads, Study for "The Capitulation of Madrid, December 4, 1808"
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1810
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/370171
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
53.8 × 65.2 cm (21 3/16 × 25 11/16 in.)
frame: 83.2 × 96.5 cm (32 3/4 × 38 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: back of canvas: Etudes militaires / par Mr le baron Gros / no 40 [per old photograph; now relined]
  • label: back of frame: 3247
Provenance
Ary Leblond, Paris (1880-1958). [Galerie Lorenceau, Paris] sold; to [Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York] June 16, 1954, sold; to Arthur K. Solomon, June 1, 1955; The Arthur K. and Mariot F. Solomon Trust, bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 2021
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Arthur K. and Mariot F. Solomon Collection
Accession Year
2021
Object Number
2021.193
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835): Painter of Battles; The First Romantic Painter, exh. cat., Jacques Seligmann & Co. (New York, 1955), cat. no. 12, repr.

Arthur K. Solomon, Marjorie B. Cohn, Angela Creager, and Robert Köhler, Arthur Kaskel Solomon: Transcripts of Interviews Sponsored by the Oral History Committee, Harvard Medical School, 1993-1995 (Boston, 1997), pp. 432-433

Exhibition History

Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835): Painter of Battles; The First Romantic Painter, Jacques Seligmann & Co., 11/15/1955 - 12/10/1955; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 01/04/1956 - 01/31/1956; Cleveland Museum of Art, 03/08/1956 - 04/15/1956

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