Cheval devoré par un lion (Lion Devouring a Horse)

Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault, French, 1791 - 1824

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1823

Lithograph on wove paper

Image: 7 1/8 × 9 7/16 in. (18.1 × 23.9 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 13/16 in. (28.6 × 40.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.952.35.3

Printer

Francois Le Villain

Publisher

Gihaut Frères, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in stone, lower left: "Géricault del.", Lith: de Villain" and "chez Gihaut, bard des Italiens No.5"

Course History

ANTH 7.05, Animals and Humans, Laura Ogden, Winter 2020

ANTH 7.5, Animals and Humans: A Beastly Experiment in Ethics, Theory & Writing, Laura Ogden, Winter 2015

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

GERM 10, Germany and the East, Yuliya Komska, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

The Napoleonic Era, Strauss and Barrows Galleries and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 29-September 3, 1979.

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

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

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

19th Century French Prints, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 3-23, 1973.

Provenance

Charles D. Childs, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1952.

Catalogue Raisonne

Clement 68; Delteil 67; Grunchee 68; Rouen 68

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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