Eugène Delacroix

The Lamentation



Eugène Delacroix - The Lamentation



Eugène Delacroix
The Lamentation
1847-48
162.6 x 132.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated: Eug. Delacroix 1848
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift by contribution in memory of Martin Brimmer


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Johnson 434

Literature
Joyce Carol Polistena, The Religious Paintings of Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), Lewiston; Queenston; Lampeter, 2008, plate 7


Exhibitions

1998 Delacroix: The Late Work, Nr. 125

Provenance

by 28 April 1847, sold by the artist to Comte Théodore de Geloës, Château d'Osen, Limburg, Holland
1870, sold by de Geloës to Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris
7 June 1873, sold by Jean-Baptiste Faure at Hotel Druout, Paris, nr. 7, and purchased by Durand-Ruel, Paris
by 1878, Hector Brame, Paris
29 April 1880, sold by Baron Étienne Martin de Beurnonville at Hotel Drouot, Paris, nr. 11 and purchased by M. Tavernier
11 June 1894, sold by M. Tavernier at Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, nr. 5, and purchased by Durand-Ruel, New York
1896, sold by Durand-Ruel to the MFA, accession date 3 March 1896

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 96.21

Other works by Eugène Delacroix


Eugène Delacroix The Supper at Emmaus
The Supper at Emmaus
1853

Eugène Delacroix The Lamentation
The Lamentation
1857

Eugène Delacroix Saint Michael Vanquishing the Demon
Saint Michael Vanquishing the Demon
1849-61

Eugène Delacroix Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda
1853

Eugène Delacroix The Death of Lara
The Death of Lara
1858