22 January 2004
Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Gericault (Rouen 1791-1824 Paris)
A nude turned to the left, seated on a bench
inscribed 'in mar./consi ever/no ti' (?) and with number '30' (recto) and with an extensive list (verso)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, watermark proprietary
6½ x 4½ in. (165 x 113 mm.)
L.J.A. Coutan (d. 1830), to his wife,
Madame Coutan, née Hauget (d. 1838), to her brother,
Ferdinand Hauguet (d. 1860), to his son,
Maurice-Jacques-Albert Hauguet, to his wife,
Madame Hauguet, née Schubert, to her sister,
Madame Gustave Milliet (L. 464).
Anonymous sale; Paris, 21 November 2000, lot 11.
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G. Bazin, Théodore Gericault, Paris, 1997, VII, no. 2690.
Germain Bazin dates this drawing to circa 1810.
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