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DELACROIX, Eugene (1798-1863)

[[underlined]] "MUSICIENS ARABES" [[/underlined]]

Watercolor: 16-3/4" x 23" Signed and dated: "Eugene Delacroix 1836"

[[underlined]] Engraved [[/underlined]] by Larguillermie.

In 1848 Delacroix painted from this watercolor the large painting "Arabian Comedians and Buffoons", Musée des Tours, France (Robaut No. 1044).

[[underlined]] Collections: [[/underlined]] 
Demidoff
Bouruet-Aubertot
Duval
Faure
R.F.
Marmontel 
Tabourier

[[underlined]] Bibliography [[/underlined]]:
"Eugene Delacroix", Alfred Robaut, Paris, Charavay 1885. ^[[(reproduced)]]
"The Journal of Eugene Delacroix" translated by Walter Pach, (Covici-Priede 1937), opposite Page 240 (reproduced)

[[underlined]] Exhibited: [[/underlined]] "Exhibition Eugene Delacroix, Ecole des Beaux Arts, 1885, No. 603 (the first retrospective of the artist)
"Exposition Centennale," 1889, No. 172
"Exposition Delacroix", Louvre, 1930, No. 375
"Exposition Coloniale", Paris, 1931, Page 38
"L'Orient et l'Algérie dans la Peinture Francaise du XIX et du XX siècle", Prague 1938.
"La Pintura Francesa de David a Nuestros Dias", Buenos Aires Museum, 1939-40
"North Africa Interpreted by European Artists", Fogg Museum of Art, March 24-April 24, 1943, (rep. on cover of catlg.)
Paintings & Drawings by Delacroix, Wildenstein, October 18-November 18, 1944, #75. (reproduced in catalogue).
"From David to Courbet", The Detroit Institute of Arts, March 1950.
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