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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M14095
People
Théodore Géricault, French (Rouen 1791 - 1824 Paris)
Title
Lion Devouring a Horse
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Lion dévorant un cheval
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1821
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lithograph on off-white wove paper
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
image: 21.2 × 31.5 cm (8 3/8 × 12 3/8 in.)
sheet: 23.4 × 35.8 cm (9 3/16 × 14 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, erased graphite: Gericault
  • collector's mark: lower left, black ink: YB [in oval] [Lugt 421, mark of Alfred Beurdeley II]
Provenance
[Alfred Beurdeley II, Paris]. [R.E. Lewis, San Francisco] sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1964
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
only state
Standard Reference Number
Delteil 26; Clément 44; Brugerolles E.41
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund and Alphaeus Hyatt Fund
Accession Year
1964
Object Number
M14095
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Printed from "stone" paper
Publication History

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), p. 63 note 41

"Géricault's Staying Power", Index Magazine ([e-journal], August 13, 2018), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/gericault-s-staying-power, accessed August 15, 2018

Christina Taylor, "Géricault's 'Stone Paper'", Index Magazine, Harvard Art Museums ([e-journal], October 25, 2018), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/gericault-s-stone-paper, accessed January 31, 2019

Exhibition History

Romantic Prints: David to Courbet, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/01/1980 - 04/30/1980

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

Related Works

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