Un Forgeron (A Blacksmith)

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863



Aquatint and drypoint on laid paper

Plate: 8 15/16 × 6 3/8 in. (22.7 × 16.2 cm)

Sheet: 19 11/16 × 13 1/4 in. (50 × 33.6 cm)

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



Auguste Delâtre, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper right: ED; in margin, upper right: 290.; lower left: Eug. Delacroix sculp.; lower right: Imp. Delatre, Rue St. Jacques, 303, Paris; lower center: UN FORGERON. / Paris, Publie par CADART & LUQUET, Editeurs, 79, Rue Richelieu Cadart blindstamp, lower center of sheet

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 26-August 4, 1998.

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

Published References

Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 21. Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 459. Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 19.ii, np. Jane Glaubinger The Etchings of Eugène Delacroix. PhD diss., 1980 cat. no. 15. Margret Stuffmann Eugène Delacroix. Themen und Variationen. Arbeiten auf Papier. Ex. cat. Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1987, cat. no. A 6. Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 19.ii, p. 44. Gary Tinterow, Geneviève Lacambre Manet/Velàzquez: The French Taste for Spanish Painting. Exh. cat., Musée d'Orsay, Paris, September 16, 2002-January 12, 2003; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 4-June 8, 2003. New Haven, CT, 2002, cat. no. 121, ill.


R. G. Michel; sold to present collection, 1996.

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Delteil, Le Peintre-graveur illustre, no. 19

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