The Sleeping Fish Merchant

1820
Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault (French, 1791–1824)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 024; Clément 40

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 42 cm (11 5/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M23502

Medium or Technique

Pen lithograph on stone paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is one of seven prints Géricault made from drawings on lithographic paper board, known as “stone-paper”. Senefelder invented stone paper, a specially coated cardboard, as a more portable alternative to the weighty, brittle lithography stones.

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 10/1/1913 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Frederick Keppel Memorial Bequest