Eugene Delacroix

Madame Henri François Riesener



Eugene Delacroix - Madame Henri François Riesener

Literature

Johnson 226

Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 95
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 38


Provenance

?the sitter, the artist's maternal aunt, Frépillon, near Montmorency, and Paris, until died 1847
her son, Léon Riesener, Paris, 1847–died 1878
his widow, Mme Léon Riesener, 1878–at least 1885
their daughter, Louise Riesener, later Mme Claude Léouzon-le-Duc, ?Paris, by 1916–at least 1936
Léon Salavin, Paris, by 1952–at least 1969
with Galerie Schmit, Paris, until 1971, sold on 11 January to Rosenberg
with Paul Rosenberg, New York, 1971, sold on 22 February to Wrightsman
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1971–his death 1986
Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1986–94

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1994.430

Other works by Eugène Delacroix


Eugène Delacroix The Lamentation
The Lamentation
1849

Eugène Delacroix The Beheading of John the Baptist
The Beheading of John the Baptist
1856-58

Eugène Delacroix The Entombment
The Entombment
1858-59

Eugène Delacroix The Death of Desdemona
The Death of Desdemona
1858

Eugene Delacroix
Madame Henri François Riesener
1835
74.3 x 60.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1994