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Wounded Soldiers in a Cart

Géricault, Jean Louis André Théodore (painter)

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Wounded Soldiers in a Cart


Géricault, Jean Louis André Théodore (painter) [ULAN info: French artist, 1791-1824]







Technique Description

oil on paper laid down on canvas


height: (): 33.2 cm
width: (): 31.0 cm
height: (painted surface): 32.7 cm
width: (painted surface): 30.4 cm


circa 1817 to 1818


bequeathed: Smith, Arnold John Hugh 1964 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sauvé; Tabourier; de Beurnonville; Thiébault-Sisson; Duc de Trevise [not checked]

Through the National Art Collections Fund.


  1. label
    Position: verso
    Method: printed label with stamped number
    Content: L. Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris, (with stamped number) 3515
  2. label
    Position: verso
    Description: H.A. Buttery
  3. stamp
    Position: verso
    Method: Douane stamp
  4. label
    Position: verso
    Description: Bourlet stamp
  5. label
    Position: verso
    Method: remains of a printed label
    Description: seemingly of Durand-Ruel, perhaps for an exhibition
  6. label
    Position: verso
    Method: MS label
    Content: No. 20325, Géricault, Charrette de blessés R1000
  7. number
    Position: verso
    Method: blue chalk
    Content: ph 3271
  8. number
    Position: verso
    Method: blue chalk
    Content: 535
  9. label
    Position: frame
    Content: Géricault Exhibition 1952, no. 15, rep. p. 13, lent Hugh Smith
    Description: Marlborough Fine Art
  10. label
    Position: frame
    Content: Art Treasures centenary exhibition 1957, lent Hugh Smith
    Description: Manchester


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 92]
  2. Clément, C. (1868) Géricault, étude biographique et critique, [page: 292]
    [comments: no. 64]
  3. Braun (Editor) (1935) Géricault,
    [comments: pl. 22]
  4. Antal, F. 'Reflections on Classicism and Romanticism - III', London? [page: 74, 79]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1940)
    [comments: reproduced, p. 74, pl. 1 (c) (d?)]
  5. Berger, K. (1952) Géricault et son oeuvre, Vienna [page: 67]
    [comments: no. 14, reproduced pl. 14]
  6. Blunt, Anthony 'Gericault at the Marlborough Gallery', London? [page: 24]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1953)
    [comments: reproduced p. 2, fig. 1]
  7. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 202]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: reproduced]
  8. Wallis, Nevile 'Géricault - the great unknown?', [page: 17]
    Source title: Connoisseur (1965)
    [comments: reproduced]
  9. (1965) National Art-Collections Fund Sixty-first Annual Report 1964, London
  10. Nochlin, Linda Géricault or the Absence of Women, Colmar, Paris [page: 409]
    Source title: Géricault (Louvres Conférences et colloques) (1996)
    [comments: fig. 205]

Accession Number

PD.10-1964 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 2680; Input Date: 2000-03-06 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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