Mar 24, 2015

Various Subjects Drawn from Life and on Stone: Entrance to Adelphi Wharf

Various Subjects Drawn from Life and on Stone: Entrance to Adelphi Wharf


Théodore Géricault

(French, 1791-1824)


Sheet: 38 x 56 cm (14 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.); Image: 25.2 x 30.9 cm (9 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1990.51

Catalogue raisonné: Delteil vol.18, no. 40

State: II/II



Gericault produced a wonderful set of lithographs on a visit to London in 1820–21. Entrance to Adelphi Wharf exploits the inherent ability of lithography to produce opaque blacks and an unlimited range of grays.

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PR - Lithograph
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