MFAH Houston Museum Buys Eugène Delacroix Work Long Thought Lost

September 26th, 2019

The MFA Houston has acquired a long-lost version of Eugène Delacroix’s Women of Algiers in Their Apartment, a version of which hangs in the Louvre. “We didn’t know he created a first version of the composition,” said Gary Tinterow, the Margaret Alkek Williams director of the MFA Houston. “It shows us how Delacroix composed in an additive fashion.”

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