Willibald Gluck at the Clavecin Composing the Score of his "Armide"

1831
Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863)


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 x 17.4 cm (8 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.842

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown washes, heightened with white

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed l. r. in brush and brown wash: "Eug. Delacroix. 1831"

Provenance

Marie Joseph Frédéric Villot (1809-1875, Paris, cf. Lugt 996); Douville; Tony Mayer; Galerie Charpentier, Paris, Tony Mayer Sale, 3 December, 1957, lot 4. 1968, sold by Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1972)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund and Gift of Various Anonymous Donors in 1968