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Female head study (recto) Study of a male corpse, laid out on a carved bed (verso)

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Lost Art-ID533093

David, Jacques-Louis (zugeschrieben (ehemals Théodore Géricault zugeschrieben))

TitleFemale head study (recto) Study of a male corpse, laid out on a carved bed (verso)
Type of objectDrawing
group of reported objectsGraphic
Measures (ca.)  Height: 34.60 cm  Width: 27.10 cm 
Material / TechniqueRed chalk & pencil : paper / drawn
Descriptionon recto, lower right, paraph “ED” [Lugt 839]; lower left, round stamp “COLLECTION COUTAN HAUGUET SCHUBERT MILLIET” [Lugt 464]
on verso, pencil drawing of a lying male nude; upper right, inscribed in pencil “Louis David“ [upside down]; lower right, inscribed in pencil: “195_98”
ProvenanceEugène David (son of the artist) (per inscription)
Louis Joseph Auguste Coutan, Paris (per stamp)
Thence by descent within the extended family (Hauguet, Schubert and Milliet)
Possible sale: Vente Coutan-Hauguet, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16–17 December 1889, lot 109 or 111
By latest 10 November 1989: Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg (per Gurlitt papers)
From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt
published since
23. March 2016


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