Le Chat Mort (Géricault)

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The Dead Cat Le Louvre
La Chat Mort
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”

Sully Wing
2nd Floor
Room 61

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

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
Dora Maar au Chat (Dora Maar with Cat)
Pablo Picasso (1941)

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