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Inscription

lower right in image: Eug Delacroix; lower right below image: Eug. Delacroix sc.; lower left below image: Revue encyclopédique 1897; across lower center: ARABES D'ORAN; lower right below image: Imp. Chardon-Wittmann; by later hand, lower left in graphite: H-D 4/72/410/2

Provenance

Frank Anderson Trapp [1922-2005], Pittsburgh; gift to NGA, 1999.

Exhibition History
1988
Delacroix and the Romantic Image: Oriental Themes, Wild Beasts, and the Hunt, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA, 1988, no cat no., reproduced p.44.
Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.