Samson and Delilah
pen and brown ink and oil on tracing paper laid down on canvas
718 x 912 in. (18 x 24 cm.)
René Longa (1878- ?).
Pierre Dubaut (1886-1968), Paris.
Anonymous sale; Galliera, Paris, 20-21 June 1966, lot 237.
Walter Goetz, thence by descent to the present owner.
‌A. del Guercio, Géricault, Milan, 1963, p. 69, illustrated, p. 139 fig. 1 [coming from P. Dubaut].
P. Grunchec, Tout l’œuvre peint de Gericault, Paris, 1978, p. 139, n° A 1072, illustrated p. 140, as ‘attributed to Gericault’.
G. Bazin, Géricault, Paris, 1987, vol. 2, p. 319, nos 528 p. 504, illustrated. (also wrongly catalogued a second time under the no. 527, illustrated).
P. Grunchec, Tout l’œuvre peintde Gericault (revised and expanded edition),Paris, 1991, p. 139, n° A 1072, illustrated, p. 140.
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