Arabes d'Oran (Arabs of Oran), number 5 from Eau-fortes modernes (Modern Etchings)

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863

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1833; published December 1865

Etching, drypoint, roulette on laid paper

Plate: 6 7/8 × 8 7/16 in. (17.5 × 21.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 15/16 × 15 15/16 in. (30.3 × 40.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

PR.994.2

Printer

Auguste Delâtre, Paris

Publisher

Cadart et Luquet, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right margin: 5.; inscribed, in plate, upper right: DE [in monogram; encircled]; signed, in plate, lower right: Eug Delacroix; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Imp. Delâtre, Paris; inscribed, in plate, lower center: ARABES D'ORAN.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: P1730.1; Watermark, center left: AQUA FORTISTES

Course History

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

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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

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

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

REL 81, Dickinson Distinguished Scholar Seminar: Orientalism and the Origins of Religion, Susannah Heschel, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Visions of Modernity: Nineteenth-Century European Art from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 21, 1998.

Remembrance of Things Past: Prints and Photographs from the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-September 3, 2000.

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

A Space for Dialogue 21, Orientalism: The Art of the French Colonial Encounter, Kathryn Conroy, Class of 2005, Special Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 20-September 12, 2004.

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 28.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 28.

Provenance

Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1994.

Catalogue Raisonne

Moreau (1873): 23; Delteil (1908) Vol. 3: 20; Adhémar, IFF (1953): 18

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