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)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 16.4 cm (6 1/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.559

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A study for Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Fortuna

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund