Pen and black ink, over black chalk and traces of graphite, on gray laid paper, incised for transfer and perimeter mounted on cream laid paper
143 × 87 mm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Silver
Extended information about this artwork
Seymour de Ricci, The Roederer Library of French Books: Prints and Drawings of the Eighteenth Century (Philadelphia, 1923), n.p.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du fonds Français (Paris, 1933), 2:494, nos. 14, 16-20.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 92-95.
Kimerly Rorschach, Eighteenth-Century French Book Illustration (Philadelphia, 1985), p. 28.
Marquis de Fourquevaulx (not in Lugt), Paris. Emmanuel Bocher (b. 1835?), Paris [Lugt 267ter]. Louis Olry-Roederer (d. 1932, not in Lugt), Rheims. Purchased by The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia, 1922 [Joachim, 1977, pp. 92-95]. Mr. Louis H. Silver, Wilmette, Ill.; given to the Art Institute, 1959.
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