Alexandre-Marie COLIN (Paris, 1798 - 1875)

Portrait of a Young Man Playing the Guitar

18 1516 x 15 in.
c. 1820 Black chalk, stump, charcoal on velin paper Trimmed filigree on left side : palmette and the number 28.

We would like to thank Mme Sydonie Lemeux-Frétot at the Girodet Museum for having confirmed the attribution of our work.

Bibliography
Danièle SARRAT, "Un talent bien vif et bien franc : Alexandre Colin (1798-1875)," Bulletin de la Société des Amis du musée Delacroix, September 2011, pp. 69-80.
François FOSSIER, "Amicae liber amicorum : un recueil de portraits d’élèves de Girodet," in M. T. Caracciolo (dir.), Hommage au dessin. Mélanges offerts à Roseline Bacou, Rimini, 1996, pp. 551-561.

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