Study for Vignette in Abbé Dinouart's "Vie du Venerable don Juan de Palafox", p. 256
France (Artist's nationality:)
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Pen and black ink over graphite, on gray laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
13.1 × 8 cm (5 3/16 × 3 3/16 in.)
Clarence Buckingham Collection
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Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du fonds Français (Paris, 1968), 10:605, nos. 1542-43.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 91-92.
Kimerly Rorschach, Eighteenth-century French book Illustration: Drawings by Fragonard and Gravelot from the Rosenbach Museum & Library (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. 91-92]; sold to the Art Institute, 1945.
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