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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One of several sketches of horses' hindquarters, this work exemplifies Théodore Géricault's fascination with the horse. The delicately drawn form on the left contrasts sharply with the simple outline on the right.