Study of a Lion

Théodore Géricault

(Rouen, 1791 - Paris, 1824)
Pen and brown ink and grey wash, with touches of pencil and red wash 9.9 x 11.7 cm (3.8 x 4.6 in.)
Provenance
Possibly the artist’s illegitimate son, Georges-Hippolyte Géricault, Paris; Louise Marie Becq de Fouquières, Paris; By descent in the Becq de Fouquières family; Georges Renand, Paris, until 1988; Private collection
Literature
Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault: Étude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné, Paris 1997, pp. 31 and 144, no. 2330

Exhibited
Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, 'Dessins de l‘ecole moderne', 1884, part of no. 318 or 320 (lent by Mme. Becq de Fouquières); Paris, Charpentier, Gericault, 1924, no. 211d

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Stephen Ongpin Fine Art

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