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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARY WARBURG

Eugène Delacroix
ETUDE POUR LE CARDINAL RICHELIEU DISAINT LA MESSE: PRÊTRE AGENOUILLÉ
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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835

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARY WARBURG

Eugène Delacroix
ETUDE POUR LE CARDINAL RICHELIEU DISAINT LA MESSE: PRÊTRE AGENOUILLÉ
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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Eugène Delacroix
1798 - 1863
ETUDE POUR LE CARDINAL RICHELIEU DISAINT LA MESSE: PRÊTRE AGENOUILLÉ
stamped with estate stamp E.D (Lugt 838) lower left; stamped with Mathias Komor's stamp (Lugt 1882a) and titled on verso in another hand
pencil on paper. Together with Eugène Delacroix, Study for Legs and Heads, stamped with estate stamp lower right, pen and ink, pencil and watercolor, sight: 8 by 6 in. (20.3 by 15.3 cm). (2 works)
10 7/8 by 6 in.
27.7 by 15.2 cm
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Provenance

Sale Delacroix, Paris, 1864, part of no. 321
M. Léman (acquired at the above sale)
J. Léman, Paris
L. Bénédite, Paris
Sale: Paris, May 31, 1928, no. 78
Karl Käser, Basel
Mathias Komor, New York

Exhibited

Delacroix, 1885, no. 366
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Centenaire de la mort d'Eugene Delacroix, May-September, 1963, pp. 90, 92, illus.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, Taylor Museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, July 1-September 5, 1965
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M.M. Warburg, New York

Literature

Alfred Robaut, L'oeuvre complet de Eugène Delacroix, Paris, 1885, p. 406, no. 1543

Catalogue Note

The present sketch is a study for the kneeling priest in Delacroix's painting Le Cardinal Richelieu disant la messe, which was exhibited at the Salon in 1831.

Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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