Study of a Male Nude

Unidentified artist, French, first quarter 19th century (French), Circle Of Jacques Louis David (French, 1748–1825), Formerly attributed to Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault (French, 1791–1824)


80.7 x 61.9 cm (31 3/4 x 24 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View






About 1875-1886 Thomas Robinson, Providence (as Géricault; probably brought painting to US About 1875; painting was cut in two by 1886; Robinson was a painter active in the RI area, and also sometimes acted as a purchasing agent for Vose); November 16, 1886 Robinson sale (Moore's Art Galleries) New York, Lot 126; 1886-1890 Vose Galleries, Providence and Boston (as Géricault; bought at Robinson sale); 1890-1891 Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dennis Warren, Boston (as Géricault; at time of donation, painting measured 13 1/2 x 16 1/2; from Vose); 1891 MFA (gift of Warren; formerly as Géricault; rejoined to lower half 1935) (Accession date: February 3, 1891)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Dennis Warren