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Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798–1863
Lion dévorant un cheval (Lion Devouring a Horse)
c. 1844
Watercolor, gouache, and gum Arabic with graphite on paper, mounted to board
Sheet: 7 7/8 × 10 3/4 in. (20 × 27.3 cm) Mount: 14 1/2 × 17 in. (36.8 × 43.2 cm)
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Museum purchase funded by the Alice Pratt Brown Museum Fund

Current Location
Not on view
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Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors

Comte d'Aquila, Paris; [Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 21-22, 1868, lot 75]; purchased by César de Hauke, Paris, in February 1868; Victor Goldschmidt, by 1930; Stephen Spector, New York, by 1969; private collection, Switzerland; [Sotheby's, New York, May 7, 1998, lot 18]; purchased by Jan Krugier, New York, May 7, 1998-2013; [to Christie's, New York, "A Dialogue through Art: Works from the Jan Krugier Collection Evening Sale," sale 3442, November 4, 2013, lot 4]; purchased by MFAH, 2013.