Horse Studies

Théodore Géricault1812 - 1814

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

One of several sketches of horses' hindquarters, this work exemplifies Théodore Géricault's fascination with the horse. The delicately drawn form on the left contrasts sharply with the simple outline on the right.

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  • Title: Horse Studies
  • Creator: Théodore Géricault
  • Date: 1812 - 1814
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.2 x 10.6 cm (6 x 4 3/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Graphite
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Drawing
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 95.GD.40.4
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: French
  • Classification: Drawings