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A PASSION FOR COLLECTING: PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. MARTIN S. WESELEY

Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault
"FEMME AGENOUILLÉE"
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A PASSION FOR COLLECTING: PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. MARTIN S. WESELEY

Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault
"FEMME AGENOUILLÉE"
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Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault
ROUEN 1791 - 1824 PARIS
"FEMME AGENOUILLÉE"

Provenance

Claude Aubry, Paris;
James Lord, Paris;
Private Collection, New York,
sale, New York, Christie's, 9 June 1981, lot 173,
where acquired by the late owner

Exhibited

New York, Shepherd Gallery, The Non-Dissenters, David through Puvis de Chavannes, 1968, no. 33a

Literature

G. Bazin, Théodore Géricault: étude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Paris 1987, pp. 41 and 168, no. 781, reproduced

Catalogue Note

It has previously been suggested that this characteristic figure study is preparatory for the kneeling woman at the lower left of Gericault's painting L'Inondation (Scène de déluge),1 in the collection of the Musée du Louvre.

1. See Géricault, exhib. cat., Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, 1991-1992, pp. 369-370, no. 156, fig. 205, reproduced

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