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Combat of Oriental Horsemen

Artist:
Théodore Gericault (French, Rouen 1791–1824 Paris)
Date:
1822–23
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash
Dimensions:
7 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. (19.4 x 27.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.109
Not on view
Inscription: Verso, graphite: No. 773 Gericault; recto, upper right corner, graphite: 16

Marking: Stamped with mark of His de la Salle (1795-1878)
Lugt 1333
Aimé-Charles-Horace His de la Salle (French, Paris 1795–1878 Neuilly-sur-Seine)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 11, 2000–December 4, 2000.

Clément 30
Charles Clément Géricault, étude biographique et critique avec le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre du maître. 3rd. Paris, 1879, cat. no. 30, pp. 332-33.

Lorenz E. A. Eitner Gericault, His Life and Work. London, 1983, fig. no. fig. 213, p. 260, ill.

Philippe Grunchec Master Drawings by Géricault. Exh. cat., New York, Pierpont Morgan Library; San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts. June 7, 1985-January 5, 1986, cat. no. 1, pp. 34-35,193, ill.



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