Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863) Lion de L'Atlas



Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863)

Lion de L'Atlas, 1829 (Delteil, 79iii/v). Identified within the matrix and on unidentified labels accompanying the lot. Lithograph on chine collé, image size 13 x 18 1/4 in. (33.0 x 46.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Numerous stabilized tears and losses to edges of supporting sheet, staining to supporting sheet, repaired tear u.l. into image, pencil annotation to verso.

Provenance: A New York estate.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

The supporting sheet measures 18 x 24 3/8 in. The repair goes into the image approximately 2 1/2 inches within the deep shadows in the rocks well above the lion's mane.

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