Eugène Delacroix

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Eugène Delacroix
1798-1863
Pauline Villot in Algerian Costume
ca. 1833
Pen and brown ink.
7 3/8 x 6 1/16 inches (187 x 154 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.64
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Signed in pen and brown ink at lower right with rebus.

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Frédéric Villot, Paris; his sale, Paris, Hôtel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 11 February 1865, no. 36 (as "Femme juive tenant une rose. Dessin à la plume d'une grande finesse..."; marginal notation in Frick Library copy, "Choquet 91F"); Victor Chocquet, Paris; his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 1-4 July 1899, no. 161, repr. (as "l'Algérienne à la rose"); P.-A. Chéramy, Paris; his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 14-16 April 1913, no. 143 (as "Portrait d'une jeune femme mauresque tenant une fleur"; marginal notation in Frick Library copy, "195. Gurin"); Marcel Guérin, Paris; Daniel Guérin, Paris; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 97, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 84.

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Villot, Frédéric, 1809-1875, former owner.
Chocquet, Victor, 1821-1891, former owner.
Chéramy, Paul Arthur, former owner.
Guérin, Marcel, 1873-1948, former owner.
Guérin, Daniel, former owner.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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