Study of a Female Nude for the

Study of a Female Nude for the "Erotic Trio"

Théodore GERICAULT
(Rouen 1791 - Paris 1824)

Conté crayon on white paper
H. 128 mm; W. 206 mm
double sided drawing

Date: 1816-1817

Provenance: Private collection

Study of a Female Nude for the Erotic Trio (Trio érotique), recto. 1816-1817, Conté crayon on white paper (no watermark), 12.8 x 20.6 cm (measurements include the mount).

The Combat of Hercules and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, verso (reversed compared to the recto), and Woman on the ground a woman in half-length (reversed, as underlying sketch), 1816-1817, Conté crayon on white paper, 12.8 x 20.6 cm.

This work will be included in the Catalogue raisonné des dessins inédits et retrouvés de Théodore Géricault, currently being prepared by Mr.Bruno Chenique.

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