Géricault, Jean-Louis-Theodore

Rouen 1791 - Paris 1824
Biography & List of works

Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct

Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct

SOLD

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 250 x 220 cm

Provenance:

René Petit-Le Roy, Paris (until 1903; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 30, 1903, no. 23, as “Paysage avec rochers et constructions,” together with no. 22 for Fr 1,205 to Lavillé); Monsieur Lavillé; ?comte de Saint-Léon, château de Jeurre (until 1937); ?[Nat Leeb, Paris, 1937–49; sold to Ujlaky]; ?[Alexandre Ujlaky, Paris, from 1949]; [Paul Brame and César de Hauke, Paris, 1952–54; sold to Chrysler]; Walter P. Chrysler Jr., New York (1954–d. 1988; on loan to The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, from 1971; his estate sale, Sotheby’s, New York, June 1, 1989, no. 110; sold to MMA)

Exhibited:

1791–1824,” August 30–November 8, 1953, no. 70 (as “Paysage d’Italie au coucher du soleil”); Portland Art Museum. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73 (as “Landscape with an Aqueduct. Evening”); Seattle Art Museum. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; Los Angeles County Museum. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; City Art Museum of St. Louis. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957; Minneapolis Institute of Arts. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; Kansas City, Mo. William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; Detroit Institute of Arts. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. “Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 2, 1956–April 14, 1957, no. 73; New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition,” July 1–September 1, 1958, no. 64 (lent by Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.); Dayton Art Institute. “French Paintings 1789–1929 from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.,” March 25–May 22, 1960, no. 15 (as “Landscape with an Aqueduct”); New York. Finch College Museum of Art. “French Landscape Painters from Four Centuries,” October 20, 1965–January 9, 1966, no. 14 (lent from the collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.); Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “Gericault,” October 12–December 12, 1971, no. 31 (lent by Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York); Detroit Institute of Arts. “Gericault,” January 23–March 7, 1972, no. 31; Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Gericault,” March 30–May 14, 1972, no. 31; Raleigh. North Carolina Museum of Art. “French Paintings from the Chrysler Museum,” May 31–September 14, 1986, no. 19; Birmingham Museum of Art. “French Paintings from the Chrysler Museum,” November 6, 1986–January 18, 1987, no. 19; New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Gericault’s Heroic Landscapes: The Times of Day,” November 6, 1990–January 13, 1991, no. 11 (as “Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct”); Paris. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. “Géricault,” October 10, 1991–January 6, 1992, no. 161 (as “Paysage à l’aqueduc” dit “Le soir”); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. “The Masterpieces of French Painting from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1800–1920,” February 4–May 6, 2007, no. 6; Berlin. Neue Nationalgalerie. “Französische Meisterwerke des 19.Jahrhunderts aus dem Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,” June 1–October 7, 2007, unnumbered cat; New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions,” October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009, online catalogue