GÉRICAULT, Théodore (after)

[Stable boy feeding a farmer's horse].

[Ca. 1822]

Drawing, brush and brown wash, heightened with white wash over black chalk, 48,5 x 32,5 cm, laid paper (sl. waterstaining at upper edge).

Stuck by corners under passe-partout.

The subject, orientation and composition of this drawing is identical to that of a lithography dated 1822, executed by Géricault and Joseph Simon Volmar (1796-1865). Its rendering shows a strong relationship to similar drawings by Géricault in the handling of shades, skies and his idiosyncratic light contrasts. In particular the treatment of shades and colour tones in the horse recalls similar studies by Géricault - a favoured subject of the artist.
Ref. Hyman 2010, p. 192, no. 89. - Delteil no. 89.

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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