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Theodore Gericault


 


 

 Jean-Louis-André Theodore Gericault

(b Rouen, 26 Sept 1791; d Paris, 26 Jan 1824).

 French painter, draughtsman, lithographer and sculptor. He experienced the exaltation of Napoleon’s triumphs in his boyhood, reached maturity at the time of the empire’s agony and ended his career of little more than 12 working years in the troubled early period of the Restoration. When he died, he was known to the public only by the three paintings he had exhibited at the Salon in Paris, the Charging Chasseur (1812; Paris, Louvre), the Wounded Cuirassier Leaving the Field of Battle (1814; Paris, Louvre) and the Raft of the Medusa (1819; Paris, Louvre), and by a handful of lithographs.


 


Madwoman
Musée des Beaux-Arts at London



 


An Officer of the Chasseurs Commanding a Charge

1812
Oil on canvas, 349 x 266 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris


 


Riderless Horse Races

1817
Oil on canvas, 45 x 60 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris



 

Man with Delusions of Military Command

1819-22
Oil on canvas, 81 x 65 cm
Private collection



 

A Madwoman and Compulsive Gambler

c. 1822
Oil on canvas, 77 x 65 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris



 

Portrait of a Kleptomaniac

c. 1820
Oil on canvas, 61,2 x 50,2 cm
Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent



 

The Epsom Derby

1821
Oil on canvas, 92 x 122 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris



 

The Wreck

1821-24
Oil on canvas, 19 x 25 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris



 

The Plaster Kiln

1822-23
Oil on canvas, 50 x 61 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
 

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