1) Figure on horseback; 2) Delacroix letter by Eugene Delacroix

1) A two sided drawing with an image of a horseman with separate suties of the horseman's cap and the horse's head on the recto.


Pencil drawing
22.6 x 32 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Estate of John Lewis Croome through The Art Fund

The verso has a drawing of a woman's head with other studies. 2) A letter from Delacroix to Henri Pierret, who was friend and Executor of Delacroix and the original owner of the drawing.


Henry Pierret; Pierre Granville, Paris; John Lewis Croome, then by descent.

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