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Inscription

lower left in image: Géricault del; lower center in image: L...et Villain; lower right in image: chez Gihaut, bvd des Italiens No3; by later hand, upper right in graphite: 2e etat; by later hand, lower left in graphite: RPr 4/72; by later hand, center verso in graphite: 971 17

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., illustrated p. 42.
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.