Le Chat Mort (Géricault)

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The Dead Cat Le Louvre
La Chat Mort

Théodore Géricault (1791 – 1824)
(Tay-oh-DOOR jay-ree-KO)

1st Major Work: The Charging Chasseur and the Wounded Cuirassier
Known for: The Raft of the Medusa (1818)

Other areas of specialization:
10 Portraits of the Insane
Still Lives of Severed Heads and Limbs
Anatomy and Action of Horses

According to my Louvre Calendar, Le Chat Mort was acquired in 2003 and at one time “bought from a second-hand dealer who had no idea of the treasure in his hand”

Géricault’s Grave at Pere Lachaise

Also See:
Le Singe Peintre (The Monkey Painter) Le Louvre
Jean-Siméon Chardin
Chat Assis (Seated Cat) Le Louvre
Egyptian Antiquity

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