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Six studies for man beside a rearing horse

Théodore Géricault1812 - 1814

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

One of his friends emphasized that Théodore Géricault "was a painter of the first thing that came along. . . . He did this to discover unexpected beauties." Here he captured the power and energy of a rearing horse held by its trainer.

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  • Title: Six studies for man beside a rearing horse
  • 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.40.15
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: French
  • Classification: Drawings

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