A Man of Tangier
Watercolor over graphite.
10 9/16 x 7 5/16 inches (268 x 187 mm); in decorative frame: 19 x 15 3/4 x 2 inches
Lightly inscribed in pencil at upper left, "Bajador / Cedria".
Delacroix atelier sale, 1864 (Lugt 838a); A. Robaut, Paris (catalogues for his sales of 2 December 1907 and 18 December 1907 do not include this drawing); P.-A. Chéramy, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14-16 April 1913, in lot 98 ("Types marocains"; marginal notation in Frick Library copy "1.700 Grat"); Marcel Guèrin, Paris, Hector Brame, Paris; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 95, 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. 83.
Robaut, Alfred, 1830-1909, former owner.
Chéramy, Paul Arthur, former owner.
Guérin, Marcel, 1873-1948, former owner.
Brame, Hector, former owner.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.