Antoine-Jean GROS called baron GROS (Paris, 1771 - 1835)

STUDY OF A GROUP OF FIGURES FOR BONAPARTE VISITING THE PLAGUE-STRICKEN AT JAFFA

65 x 81.3 cm. (25 916 x 32 in.)
1804. Oil on canvas.

On the back of the stretcher, a Bernheim-Jeune exhibition label (Gros-Géricault-Delacroix janvier-mars 1954) and a seal in red wax PD [Pierre Dubaut]
Customs stamp on the back of the canvas.
On the back of the frame, two labels:
- Kunsthalle Basel / N° 1849 [stamped, and in the upper left in pencil, 91]
- H. Pottier emballeur / 14 rue Gaillon, [in ink] Exposition de Bâle / Mr Lipchitz [in pencil] N° 103

Provenance
- Collection of the sculptor Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973) in 1937.
- Collection of Pierre-Olivier Dubaut (1886-1968), Paris, Animal painter and curator of several exhibitions on Theodore Gericault between 1924 and 1964.

Exhibitions
1937, Basel, Kunsthalle, Künstlerkopien, no 91 (as Théodore Géricault).
1954, Paris, Bernheim-Jeune Gallery, Gros, Géricault, Delacroix (not in catalogue).

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