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OP GERICAULT. Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1991. Organized and published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 426 pp. with 397 ills. (224 col.). 31 x 23 cm. ISBN 2711823768 In French.
Documenting the most extensive exhibition ever devoted to the work of Theodore Gericault (1791-1824), this scholarly and lavishly illustrated catalogue reappraises the character and achievements of the renowned French artist, featuring reproductions and thorough discussions of 165 drawings, 103 paintings and oil sketches, and 36 lithographs drawn from dozens of museum and private collections. Concise thematic essays accompanying 21 groups of works (including equestrian subjects, portraits of the insane, interpretations of classical themes, studies for The Raft of the Medusa and depictions of war scenes) are supplemented by a highly detailed biographical chronology and transcriptions of previously unpublished manuscripts, documents and letters.
Artist(s):Gericault, Theodore
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Drawing and Watercolor, Painting
Plans: 01,06,12,13,15,19
Worldwide Number: 023224
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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