Femmes d'Alger (Women of Algiers)

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863



Pen lithograph in brown ink on wove paper

Image: 6 1/4 × 8 11/16 in. (15.9 × 22 cm)

Sheet: 7 3/16 × 10 11/16 in. (18.2 × 27.2 cm)

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



Imprimerie Bertauts, Paris


Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, on stone, lower left: Eug. Delacroix; lettered, lower center margin: Femmes d'Alger.; lettered, lower left: Gazette des Beaux-Arts.; lettered, lower right: Imp. Bertauts Paris

Course History

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

HIST 7.2, Harem: European Imaginations and Ottoman Realities, Zeynep Turkyilmaz, Katherine Hart, Amelia Kahl, Spring 2012

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013

GOVT 86.43/MES 12.14, Intellectual History of Racism, Michelle Clarke and Jonathan Smolin, Spring 2022


Dr. David James, Miami, Florida; sold to present collection, 1964.

Catalogue Raisonne

Moreau (1873): 52; Delteil: 97; Robaut: 479; Adhémar, IFF (1953): 72

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