Description Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was a French painter and member of the Institut. He received man public commissions and executed numerous monumental murals on classical, historical, and religious themes. He died in Paris in 1863.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom center: DAVID; [Date] Bottom center: 1828; [Inscription] On left: EUG. DELACROIX; [Inscription] On right: PICTOR; [Inscription] On obverse: FUMIÈRE / ET CIE SUCRS - THIEBAUT FRES / PARIS
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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