Eugene Delacroix

The Natchez

Eugene Delacroix - The Natchez

Eugene Delacroix
The Natchez
90.2 x 116.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: EugDelacroix
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, Gifts of George N. and Helen M. Richard and Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh and Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, by exchange, 1989


Catalogues raisonnés
Johnson 101

Collection catalogues
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 37


the artist, Paris, until 1837, possibly sold to baron Charles Rivet
lottery, Lyons, 1837 or 1838, possibly won by Paturle
Monsieur Paturle, until 1872
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 28 February 1872, nr. 7 to Febvre
with Alexis Joseph Febvre, Paris, from 1872
Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, until 1877
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30 April 1877, nr. 25
Paul Demidoff, principe di San Donato, Florence and St. Petersburg, in 1878
Monsieur Perreau, until 1881, sold on 24 October to Goupil
with Goupil & Cie, Paris, 1881–87
their sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 May 1887, nr. 44, to Escribe for Boussod, Valadon, probably bought in and sold to Guillot
Edmond Guillot, Paris, until 1888, sold on 31 December to Boussod, Valadon
with Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris, 1888, sold on 31 December to Michel
F. Michel, from 1888
Philippe George, Aÿ, France, until 1891
his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2 June 1891, nr. 17
his widow, Mme Philippe George, until 1898, sold on 16 May to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1898–99, sold on 26 January 1899 to Bernheim-Jeune
with Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, from 1899
Monsieur Bessonneau, Angers, by 1916
his son-in-law(?), Monsieur Frappier, by 1923
Mme Frappier, by 1923–at least 1930
sale, former collection Bessonneau d'Angers, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 15 June 1954, nr. 31, to Reid & Lefevre
with Reid & Lefevre, London, 1954–at least 1956
Lord and Lady Walston, Thriplow, Cambridge, by 1959–89
on loan to National Gallery, London, April 1988–May 1989
sale, Christie's, New York, 14 November 1989, nr. 31, to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1989.328

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Eugène Delacroix The Lamentation
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Eugène Delacroix Lion Hunt
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Eugene Delacroix Faust and Mephistopheles
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Eugène Delacroix Lion Hunt (compositional study)
Lion Hunt (compositional study)

Eugène Delacroix The Good Samaritan
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