Eugène Delacroix

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Eugène Delacroix
1798-1863
Two Sailboats
Watercolor and pen and brown ink, on paper.
3 3/16 x 6 13/16 inches (82 x 173 mm)
Bequest of John S. Thacher.
1985.34
Inscription: 

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, "Biseau (?) or fin 3227"; atelier stamp in red ink at lower right (Lugt S. 838a).

Provenance: 
The artist's atelier (Lugt S. 838a); his sale, Paris, 17-20 February 1864, possibly part of lot 601; John S. Thacher, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 335.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Thacher, John S., former owner.

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