European Art
Artist: Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798–1863

Portrait of Count Charles de Mornay

1837

Oil on canvas

unframed: 100 x 81 cm (39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in.) framed: 120 x 100 cm (47 1/4 x 39 3/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, L.H.D.H 1967
1983.7.8
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Luigina Rossi Bortolatto, L’opera pittorica completa di Delacroix (Milan: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1972), 103–04, no. 291, fig. 291.

Adolphe Moreau, E. Delacroix et son œuvre, avec des gravures en facsimilé des planches originales les plus rares (Paris: Librairie des bibliophiles, 1873), 237.

Raymond Escholier, Delacroix, peintre, graveur, écrivain, 3 vols. (Paris: H. Floury, 1926–1929), 115.

Musée du Louvre, Centenaire d’Eugène Delacroix, 1798–1863: exposition placée sous le haut partronage du général de Gaulle et sous la présidence d’honneur de André Malraux, exh. cat. (Paris: Ministère de’tat affaires culturelles, 1963), no. 248.

Lee Johnson, Delacroix (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1963), 262, fig. 15.

Lee Johnson, The paintings of Eugéne Delacroix: a critical catalogue, 1–6 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981–89), 49, no. 231, vol. 2 & 3, fig. Pl. 51.

Temma Balducci, Heather Belnap Jensen, and Pamela J Warner, eds., Interior portraiture and masculine identity in France, 1789-1914 (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2011), 57–60, fig. 3.4.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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