Tête de Lion
|Dimensions:||190 x 170 mm. 7 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.|
|Reference:||Laurence Lhinares and Louis-Antoine Prat, “Fauves et faux (cachets),” Société des Amis du Musée National Eugène Delacroix Bulletin, 2012, No. 10, p. 25-38, image p. 31|
A cachet dit d’Andrieu, a red stamp with the initials “E.D” in script (Lugt 838) in imitation of the marks posthumously applied to works attributed to Delacroix following the artist’s death in Paris in 1863 in preparation for the sale of his collection;
Julian Dupré (1851-1910, Paris), signature verso in pencil;
Private collection, U.S.A.
|Literature:||Eve Twose Kliman, “Delacroix’s Lions and Tigers: A Link between Man and Nature,” The Art Bulletin, September 1982, Vol. 64, No. 3, p. 446-66|