FERDINAND-VICTOR-EUGÈNE DELACROIX (SAINT MAURICE 1798-1863 PARIS)
FERDINAND-VICTOR-EUGÈNE DELACROIX (SAINT MAURICE 1798-1863 PARIS)
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FERDINAND-VICTOR-EUGÈNE DELACROIX (SAINT MAURICE 1798-1863 PARIS)

Four figure studies of Bedouins and three of head studies; and Studies of two seated men

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FERDINAND-VICTOR-EUGÈNE DELACROIX (SAINT MAURICE 1798-1863 PARIS)
Four figure studies of Bedouins and three of head studies; and Studies of two seated men
graphite
22.5 x 28 cm (8 7⁄8 x 11 in.) (i); 16 x 19 cm (6 1⁄3 x 7 1⁄2 in.) (ii)
Provenance
The artist's studio stamp (L. 838a).
Baron Paul Hatvany (1899-1977), London; thence by descent to the present owners.
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Lot Essay

This sheet seems to be date from Delacroix's seminal sojourn in North Africa in 1832 (for similar studies in graphite see M. Sérullaz, Inventaire général des dessins. École Française. Dessins dEune Delacroix, Paris, 1984, II, nos. 1516, 1519, 1537, ill.)

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