Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 672

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
(Montargis 1767-1824 Paris)
Group of 7 pen and ink drawings for the Odes of Anacreon.

Each pen and ink on thin wove paper, circa 1825. Each approximately 150x180 mm; 6x7 inches. Each signed or inscribed with the artist's name and titled in ink, lower recto.

Provenance: Sold Paris, May 29, 1861; private collection, Paris; private collection, New York.

Girodet-Trioson's drawing for the Odes of Anacreon were engraved by his pupil, Henri Guillaume Chatillon (1780-1856) and first published in 1825. Girodet-Trioson was also the translator of the Odes.