Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (French 1978 – 1863)
Study for `Hercules Entre Le Vice et la vertu’
Pencil on paper, fan shape
Inscribed with atelier stamp ‘E.D’ (lower right)
9.3/4 x 16.3/4in. (24.5 x 43cm.) (to slip edge)
17.3/8 x 23.3/8in. (44.3 x 59.2cm.) (frame)
Provenance: This work was in the catalogue Ved Robaut 1885. No. 1153.
Condition: Paper is darkened through oxidisation, fox marks, surface dirt. The mount has been creased. In a gilt wood frame with minor chips and scuffs.