Horse Studies

Object Details

Title:

Horse Studies

Artist/Maker(s):

Théodore Géricault (French, 1791 - 1824)

Culture:

French

Date:

1812 - 1814

Medium:

Graphite

Dimensions:

15.2 x 10.6 cm (6 x 4 3/16 in.)

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The top third of the sheet has been torn away, leaving the hindquarters of two horses. Théodore Géricault suggested the musculature of legs and hooves with a swift series of triangles, circles, and zigzagging lines.