Recto: Two groups of warriors facing right, studies for the left side of Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus; Verso: drapery study
Early 19th century
Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)
Sheet: 15.5 x 16.4 cm (6 1/8 x 6 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on laid paper
Not On View
A study for Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus.
PDP Watermark Type: Fortuna
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