Théodore Géricault

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Théodore Géricault
1791-1824
Study of the Hindquarters of a Horse; Slight Sketch of the Hindquarters of a Second Horse. Verso: Study of grenadiers
Graphite, brush and brown wash, on paper.
9 5/8 x 7 5/16 inches (244x 186 mm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Powis Jones.
1980.21

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Provenance: 
Durlacher Bros., New York; Mr. and Mrs. E. Powis Jones, New York.
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Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 193.

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Watermark: none.
This sheet is a preparatory study for the painting "Cinq Chevaux vus par la croupe", ca. 1813, now in the Louvre.

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Jones, Edward Powis, 1919-1998, former owner.
Jones, Edward Powis, Mrs., former owner.

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