Portrait Study of a Youth

Oil on canvas | 47 x 38.1cm | c. 1818–20

Théodore Géricault

In the Salon of 1819, Géricault showed his celebrated Raft of the Medusa. During a period of illness and convalescence in the seven months between the completion of the Medusa and the artist’s departure for England in April of 1820, he turned to smal...
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