Tempête (Tempest) Illustration for Virgil's Aeneid, I. 81-123

about 1820–24
Artist Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (French, 1767–1824)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27 x 41.9 cm (10 5/8 x 16 1/2 in.) Framed: 54.9 x 66 cm (21 5/8 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

1999.7

Medium or Technique

Black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

From the artist to his pupil, Antoine-Claude Pannetier (b. 1772 - d. 1859), Paris; 1859, M. de la Bordes. Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790 - d. 1860), Paris; his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, April 15, 1867, lot 3. November 7, 1971, anonymous sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, lot 1. June 17, 1987, anonymous (private collection) sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 37. February 12, 1997, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, lot 165. 1999, sold by Mark Brady, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 24, 1999)

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund