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    Eugène Delacroix. Drawings.
    One page on ink drawings of cornucopia, two figures, a pineapple, and another piece of fruit, 12" x 8", n.p.; n.d. On the verso of the drawing, written in ink in French, "par Eug. Delacroix," and signed by his friend Frédéric Villot. Below this inscription there is a passage, written in pencil, stating that the drawing is an original work by Delacroix and that his friend Villot inscribed it.

    Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic School.

    Marie-Joseph Frédéric Villot (1809-1875), a French engraver and friend of Delacroix, was also an art historian, who served as paintings curator of the Louvre Museum from 1848 to 1861.

    A sample of sketches by a major French artist.

    Condition: The drawing has some creasing on the top right hand side; otherwise good.


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    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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