© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
109.1996
People
Théodore Géricault, French (Rouen 1791 - 1824 Paris)
Printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, British (London 1789 - 1850 London)
Published by Rodwell & Martin, British (active 1819 - 1935)
Title
The Piper
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Various Subjects Drawn from Life on Stone
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
February 1, 1821
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
image: 31.4 × 23.2 cm (12 3/8 × 9 1/8 in.)
sheet: 36 × 27.5 cm (14 3/16 × 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in stone: J. Gericault inv.t
  • inscription: lower right, in stone: C. Hullmandel's Lithography
  • inscription: lower center, in stone: The Piper. / London. Publiƒhed by Rodwell & Martin New Bond St. Feb. 1. 1821.
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, blue ink: [outline of cat head] [handwritten, graphite:] 96
Provenance
Private Collection.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Clément 26; Delteil 30; Brugerolles E.24
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Loan in honor of Clare I. Rogan
Object Number
109.1996
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Alfredo de Paz and Manuela Mena Marqués, El arte de la era romántica, Galaxia Gutenberg, S.L. and Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado (Barcelona and Madrid, Spain, 2012), pp. 203, 208, reproduced plate XXXVI

Exhibition History

Touchstone: 200 Years of Artists' Lithographs, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/15/1998 - 11/01/1998; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 07/17/1999 - 09/26/1999; Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, 09/30/1999 - 12/10/2000; William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Museum, Chapel Hill, 02/04/2001 - 05/13/2001

Body Image in French Art and Visual Culture (18th and 19th Centuries), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/23/2016 - 05/08/2016

Mutiny: Works by Géricault, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/01/2018 - 01/06/2019

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