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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.351
People
Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix, French (Charenton Saint-Maurice France 1798 - 1863 Paris France)
Title
A Woman Bathing and Her Moorish Servant
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1832
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 16 x 18.3 cm (6 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: brown ink, l.l.: Eug. Delacroix
Provenance
Given by the artist to comte Charles de Mornay; his sale Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 29, 1877, no. 5 (Fr 1,000); purchased at that sale by Goupil; purchased from them by vicomte Paul Daru; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 5-6, 1877, no. 24 (Fr 360); Paul Rosenberg, Paris; Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, February 2, 1923 ($1,000); 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
1943.351
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Alfred Robaut, L'Oeuvre Complète de Eugène Delacroix, Chavanay Freres (Paris, France, 1885), no. 496

Raymond Escholier, Delacroix, Peintre, Graveur, Ecrivain, Henri Floury (Paris, France, 1926 - 1929), vol. 2 (1927), pg. 72

Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix, Voyage au Maroc, 1832: lettres, aquarelles et dessins, Beaux-Arts (Paris, 1930), no. 17, p. 17

Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chassériau, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), pg. 10

Agnes Mongan, "Find the Artist", Art News (March 1951), vol. 50, repro. pg. 22

Agnes Mongan, "Souvenirs of Delacroix's Journey to Morocco in American Collections", Master Drawings, Master Drawings Association (New York, Summer 1963), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 28-29, 38 n. 23, pl. 20

Lee Johnson, The Paintings of Eugene Delacroix: a critical catalogue, 1816-1831, The Clarendon Press (Oxford & New York, 1981), vol. 3 (1986), under no. 169, fig. 4

Maurice Sérullaz, Arlette Sérullaz, and Louis-Antoine Prat, Dessins d'Eugène Delacroix, Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 1984), vol. 2, under no. 1573

Maurice Arama, Le Maroc de Delacroix, Jaguar Editions (Paris, 1987), pg. 217, no. 3

Guy Dumur, Delacroix et le Maroc, Herscher (Paris, 1988), pp. 80-81, repro.

Alain Daguerre de Hureaux, Delacroix, Hazan (Paris, France, 1993), color repr. p. 197

Stéphane Guégan, Delacroix et les Orientales, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1994), p. 60, color repr. p. 61

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 123, repr.

Barthélémy Jobert and Gallimard, Delacroix (Paris, 1997), pp. 149-50

Barthélémy Jobert, Delacroix, Princeton University Press (Princeton, 1998), pp. 149-50

Alain Daguerre de Hureaux, Delacroix: Moroccan Journey, Watercolors, Bibliothèque de l'Image (Paris, 2000), pp. 20-21

Vincent Pomarède, "La Collection Winthrop: A la recherche de la beauté pure", L'Estampille/L'Objet d'art (April 2003), no. 379, pp. 34-45, p. 43

Lee Johnson, "Towards a Reconstruction of Delacroix's Mornay Album", The Burlington Magazine (February 2003), CXLV, no. 1199, pp. 92-95, p. 95 (appendix no. 5)

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 (New York, 2003), cat. no. 26, 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. 26, repr.

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XIXe siècle, Somogy Éditions d'Art (Paris, 2011), p. 242

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

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

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

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) HAA171x Exoticism and Orientalism, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2009 - 05/03/2009

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

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