Alternative titles: Moribond, Figure d'homme gisant. Not signed, attributed base on estate provenance and documentation of the work. From the Madison Ave, New York, NY collection of an art dealer; previously from the collection of Andre Salomon. This maquette is believed to be part of the preparatory research for Gericault's most famous painting "The Raft of the Medusa" (Salon of 1819). Literature: Germain Bazin "Thodore Gricault : tude critique, documents et catalogue raisonn", Paris, 1992, cat no. 1456B. - Dimensions: 4.25" high x 13.375" wide x 4.625" deep.