Artist Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
  • Ghost on the Terrace
Date 1834
Medium graphite pencil on tracing paper completely attached to a supporting sheet of wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 5/16 inches (27 × 21.1 cm)
Sheet (support sheet): 11 13/16 × 9 1/8 inches (30 × 23.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund
Accession Number 47.32
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp in red ink, lower right: E.D (Lugt Suppl. 838a, Eugene Delacroix)
Stamp in black ink, lower left: PG (Lugt Suppl. 2078b, Pierre Geismar)
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, top right: 73
In blue pencil, center, verso: C. 18
Alfred Sensier;
March 26-17, 1918, Edgar Degas, Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France);
November 15, 1928, Pierre Geismar, Hotel Druot (Paris, France);
1947, M. Knoedler and Co.;
1947-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robaut, Alfred. L'oeuvre Complet de Eugene Delacroix. Paris, 1885, no. 570.

Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur..., vol. III. Paris, 1908, no. 105.

Catalogue des tableaux modernes et anciens, aquarelles, pastels, dessins composant la collection Edgar Degas. Paris, 1918, no. 140.

Bulletin of the DIA 27, no. 3 (1948): 73-75.

Delacroix. Exh. cat., Art Gallery of Toronto. Toronto, 1962, no. 34.