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Title:

Odalisque reclining on a divan

Maker:

Delacroix, Eugène; painter; French artist, 1798-1863

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1825

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 38, cm
width, canvas, 46.7, cm
height, frame, 57.5, cm
width, frame, 66.5, cm
depth, frame, 8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1957; Turner, Percy Moore

Provenance:

Delacroix sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 17-19 February 1864 (69), bt. Barroilhet; coll. Paul Barroilhet, Paris; his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 3 March 1879 (51); P.A. Cheramy, Paris, by 1891; his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 5-7 May 1908 (172); Succession P.A. Cheramy sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 14-16 April 1913 (21), bt. Cassirer, Berlin; A. Rothermund (t), Dresden, by 1922; M. Sillberg, Breslau; his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 9 June 1932 (20); P.M. Turner by 1937

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed 1950.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; Eug. Delacroix
label; verso; Chefs d' Oeuvre de l' art francais (3 of them); label of the Amsterdam exhibition
label; verso; MS label; No. 17614 / Delacroix / Odaliske
label; verso; MS label; 2266
label; verso; of National Gallery exhibition, 1942
label; verso; Ch. Pottier, emballeur, Paris
label; verso; MS label, blue chalk; Nr 17
label; verso; MS label; HAB / E/ 131 /C
stamp; frame; impressed; MORC / NE (the 'NE' in a monogram)
number; verso; blue chalk; 17 / do. / 59
label; verso; MS label; 4
; verso; graphite and ink; X
; stretcher; scratched; XXXXIII
number; verso; graphite; 3
number; verso; red chalk; 81 / do. / GM 555
number; verso; graphite; 19
seal; verso; wax; undecipherable, but perhaps from the same seal

Exhibition(s):

Eugene Delacroix. 1987-06 - 1987-08
Venue: Kunsthaus, Zürich
Notes: at Frankfurt only (?)
Catalogue number: 19

Visions of the Ottoman Empire. 1994-08-17 - 1994-11-15
Venue: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
Notes: pp. 45, 90, fig. 5

Rubenism. 1975-01 - 1975-02
Venue: Providence, Rhode Island School of Design
Notes: catalogue by Susan Danley Walther
Catalogue number: 82

Chefs-d' oeuvre de l' art français. 1937
Venue: Paris, Palais National des Arts
Catalogue number: 314

Honderd jaar Fransche Kunst. 1938
Venue: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Catalogue number: 115

Nineteenth-century French painting. 1942
Venue: National Gallery, London, London?
Catalogue number: 5a

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 93

Goodison, J.W.. Sutton, Denys. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 165-166
pl. 89

Johnson, Lee. 1981. Paintings of Eugene Delacroix.Oxford: p. 10
reproduced, pl. 7

Kirkeby, P.. 1991. Delacroix.Hellerup: p. 214, 215
reproduced p. 215

Robaut, A.. 1885. L' oeuvre complet de Eugene Delacroix; peintures, dessins, gravures, lithographies; catalogue et reproduit; commente par Ernest Chesneau.Colmar, Paris: p. 44
no. 140, reproduced

Meier-Graefe, J.. Klossowski, E.. 1908. La Collection Cheramy.Munich: R. Piper
pl. 149

Mauclair, Camille. 1909. Eugène Delacroix.p. 57

1937. Chefs-d' oeuvre de l' art français.
exhibition album, reproduced pl. LXXIII

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1958. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1957.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
pl. III

Cormack, Malcolm. 1989. Bonington.Oxford:
pl. 73

Escholier, R.. 1963. Delacroix et les femmes.p. 42

Goodison, J.W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 123

Accession:

Object Number: PD.3-1957
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2621; input: 2000-03-01; modified: 2014-02-10)

Related
Resource:

Pharos

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2621





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