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Study of a Male Nude

1810–1820

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

91.26

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

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