Théodore Géricault (1791-1824)

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  • A museum without art history

    The fact that the catalogue of the exhibition ‘Géricault’s Horses’ contains no text relating to the works exhibited is not the only problem with this scandalous retrospective, but it is an essential…

  • The ‘Géricault’ horses

    An exhibition presented in a museum must be exemplary, and even more so when it shows many works from private collections. A ‘gallery’ is not a ‘private collection’, and while it is perfectly…

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  • Géricaults rediscovered in museums? Really?

    The discovery or rediscovery of paintings attributed to great masters is a regular occurrence in art history. Attribution is not an exact science, and the identity of the authors of certain works…

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  • A new Géricault for the Metropolitan Museum

    Thanks to a gift from Christopher Forbes, this major American museum has just acquired a new painting by Théodore Géricault. The small-scale work is not an easy subject, since it depicts General…

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  • Upcoming Sotheby’s sales in Paris

    Sotheby’s is offering an exceptional set of six works by Théodore Géricault for sale on 23 March. They have remained in the same family to this day, held by the descendants of Adam Elmore, who…

  • Le retour tant espéré du Salon du Dessin

    Quel bonheur de pouvoir enfin se rendre dans un salon ! C’est donc le Salon du Dessin qui ouvre le bal cette année, plus tard que d’habitude bien entendu, un peu moins longtemps, mais qui permet…

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  • A l’école de l’antique : Poussin, Géricault, Ingres

    Collectionneurs, spécialistes ou simples amateurs ne s’y trompent pas : les expositions du Cabinet Jean Bonna de l’École des Beaux-Arts de Paris attirent un public fidèle, qui attend avec impatience…

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