Blacksmiths working

A French Farrier, 1821

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Théodore Géricault made countless drawings, paintings, watercolors, and prints of horses. This image of a farrier at work shoeing horses belongs to a series of lithographs of everyday life. They illustrate the intimate relationship between man and beast—in which human dominance is not a given.

Details
Title
A French Farrier
Artist Life
1791 - 1824
Role
Artist
Accession Number
P.13,796
Provenance
(Marcel Lecomte, Paris); sold to MIA, 1966.
Catalogue Raisonne
Delteil 41 II/II; Beraldi 33; Rouen, Géricault Complete Prints Exh. 33 II/II
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Blacksmiths working