Eugène Delacroix - Lion Hunt



Eugène Delacroix
Lion Hunt
1858
91.7 x 117.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower right: Eug. Delacroix 1858
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
S.A. Denio Collection


Literature

Johnson 204


Exhibitions

1998 Delacroix: The Late Work, Nr. 21

Provenance

anonymous sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 30 March 1863, nr. 9, sold to Durand-Ruel, Paris
1867, sold by Durand-Ruel to Mr. Adolph Edward Borie (born 1809-died 1880), Philadelphia
1880, by descent to his wife, Mrs. Adolph Edward Borie (née Elizabeth Dundas McKean; born 1816-died 1886), Philadelphia
probably sold from the Borie collection to Erwin Davis, New York
Erwin Davis sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 19 March 1889, nr. 143
1895, Durand-Ruel, New York
sold by Durand-Ruel to the MFA, accession date 1 March 1895

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 95.179

Other works by Eugène Delacroix


Eugène Delacroix Lion and Caiman
Lion and Caiman
1855

Eugène Delacroix Young Woman Attacked by a Tiger
Young Woman Attacked by a Tiger
1856

Eugène Delacroix Arabs Stalking a Lion
Arabs Stalking a Lion
c. 1854

Eugène Delacroix Hamlet and Horatio in the Graveyard
Hamlet and Horatio in the Graveyard
1859

Eugène Delacroix Tiger Hunt
Tiger Hunt
1854