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Lion and Tortoise
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Lion and Tortoise

Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; other
  • The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
Provenance Delacroix Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 17-19, 1864, lot 474; Baron de Laage, Paris, 1864; Georges Petit [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1866, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions "E.D." in lower left stamped in red (Lugt Suppl. ?); "Eugène Delacroix" in blue ink on reverse in later hand
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1866

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pen and iron gall ink with graphite on light blue moderately thick, smooth wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 7 13/16 x W: 10 1/4 in. (19.8 x 26.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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