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The English Farrier 1822

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault

* 1791 in Rouen † 1824 in Paris

Crayon lithograph. Size of sheet: 41.8 x 54.6 cm.

Literature: Delteil 91, II. 

                 École nationale supériore des Beaux-Arts, 1997-1998, E.82.

Part of the set of twelve lithographs and a title page Etudes de chevaux par Géricault, also known as Grands chevaux.

Delteil quotes a passage from Ch. Clément, 'Géricault', which states that in order to satisfy public demand, the Gihaut brothers asked for a repeat of the artist's 'The English Set', but that only horses were required. Six equestrian subjects from the original series were retained and Géricault produced watercolours which were to serve as designs for the remaining six. He asked Léon Cogniet and Volmar to execute the work, and he directed the project, sending work back and making some corrections. (BM)

This is one of the prints taken after The English Set.



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