Lion dévorant un cheval (Lion Devouring a Horse)

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863

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1844

Lithograph on chine collé

Image: 6 11/16 × 9 1/4 in. (17 × 23.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 5/8 × 16 11/16 in. (29.5 × 42.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Franz H. and Gula A. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P

PR.950.6.8

Printer

Imprimerie Bertauts, Paris

Publisher

Goupil & Vibert, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Lettered, upper right: 17.; signed and dated, on stone, within image, lower right: Eug. Delacroix / 1844; lettered, lower left margin: Eug. Delacroix pinx. et lith.; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. Bertauts; lettered, lower left: Lion dévorant un cheval; stamped, blindstamp, lower center: LES / ARTISTES / CONTEMPORAINS [Lugt 36b]; Collector's mar, stamped, in brown ink, center: Dr. Jul. Hofmann / Wien [in rectangle; Lugt 1264]

Course History

ARTH 41.03, European Art 1750-1850, Allan Doyle, Winter 2019

ARTH 50, Romanticism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Spring 2015

ARTH 50, Romanticism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Spring 2015

COLT 49, Beasts on the Page, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014

REL 37, Animal Rights in Religion, Catherine Randall, Winter 2014

ARTH 49, European Art in the Age of Revolution (1750-1850), Katie Hornstein, Fall 2013

REL 37, Animal Rights in Religion, Catherine Randall, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Treasures from the Print Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3-August 17, 1980.

Rembrandt to Manet, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Janury 28-February 13, 1977.

Prints from the Hood Museum Collection, Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1985-January 12, 1986.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23- April 10, 1987.

Nineteenth Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24-April 23, 1978.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 14, 1996-January 5, 1997.

French Art in the Age of George Sand; Prints from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, January 27-February 24, 1994.

19th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 12-March 25, 1979.

Provenance

Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

Moreau (1873): 56; Delteil: 126; Robaut: 805; Adhémar (1953), IFF: 79

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