Path on the Side of a Mountain, Eaux-Bonnes, the Pyrénées Artist: Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863)


Watercolor over graphite


sheet: 18.8 × 31.7 cm (7 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.)

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Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

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19th century


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Studio of the artist (Delacroix sale, February1864, part of lot 594 “vues de montagne, 1845”); Edgar Degas, Paris (his collection sale I, March 1918, lot 130); Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris; by descent to Michel Dauberville, Paris
  • "Acquisitions 2014," (accessed December 1, 2014).
  • Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, and Julie A. Steiner, The Private Collection of Edgar Degas: A Summary Catalogue (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997), 32, no. 227.
  • Pierre Miquel, "Le peintre que les paysagistes français ont regardé comme leur leader, John Constable," Connaissance des Arts 289 (March 1976): 79, ill.
  • Claudine Ganeval, Pierre C. Lamicq, and Maurice Sérullaz, Eugène Delacroix aux Pyrénées (Lourdes, France: Les Amis du Musée Pyrénéen, 1975), no. III.
  • R. Ancely, "Un voyage d'Eugène Delacroix aux Pyrénées," Bulletin Pyrénéen 223 (1937): 347–55.
  • Charles Kunstler, "Les Peintres de la Montagne," L'Art Vivant 66 (September 1927): 729–35.
  • Raymond Escholier, Delacroix, peintre, graveur, écrivain, 3 vols. (Paris: H. Floury, 1926–1929), no. vol. 2, 301.
  • Alfred Robaut, ed., L'oeuvre complet dEugène Delacroix (Paris: Charavay Frères Éditeurs, 1885), no. 1740.
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Artist's vente stamp, LL: E.D. (Lugt 838a); also marked with the Degas estate stamp: Atelier Ed. Degas (Lugt 657)

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