9 July 2001
Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Gericault (1791-1824)
Three studies of cow's heads, with studies of the foreleg and haunch
with inscription 'Géricault'
251 x 97 mm.
Ferdinand Hauguet, to his son
Maurice-Jacques-Albert Hauguet, to his wife
Madame Hauguet, née Schubert, to her sister
G. Milliet (L. 464, partly erased); Paris, 16-17 December 1889.
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G. Bazin, Théodore Géricault, Etude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1989, III, no. 741.
The attribution has been confirmed by Professor Lorenz Eitner on the basis of a transparency, in a fax dated 14 May 2001.
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