Three variant studies of Automedon [the left side of Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus]
Early 19th century
Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)
Sheet: 18 x 11.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on wove paper
Not On View
Probably a study for Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus.
Henri Gérard, nephew of the artist; Comte Foy, husband of Henri Gérard's grand-niece; Comtesse Foy (the actress Elvira Popesco); Jill Newhouse, New York; Sotheby's, New York, Sale 7424, 26 January 2000, unsold; purchased after sale by MFA, March 2000.
George Peabody Gardner Fund