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Battle of the Pyramids, July 21, 1798

François André Vincent (French, Paris 1746–1816 Paris)

Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to baron Antoine Jean Gros (French, Paris 1771–1835 Meudon)
Date:
ca. 1800
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white on beige washed paper. Squared in graphite.
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. (41.8 x 75.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.122
  • Provenance

    Major General Edward James Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (British)according to vendor.; Vendor: Tooth & Sons (London)& Sons Ltd.

  • Exhibition History

    Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 6, 1997–April 13, 1997.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," June 13, 2011–September 18, 2011.

    Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours. "François-André Vincent," October 18, 2013–January 19, 2014.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.321

  • References

    Roseline Bacou "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum, New York; de David à Picasso." La Revue du Louvre et des Musées de France. Musée du Louvre, vol. 23, nos. 4-5, Paris, 1973, cat. no. 4-5, fig. no. 1, pp. 309-312.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 321, p. 285, ill.

    "Eighty-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1951." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 11, New York, Summer 1952, p. 32.

    Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des musées nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 94, fig. no. pl. I, pp. 67-68.

    De David à Delacrois, La Peinture Française de 1774-1830. Ex. cat. Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, Paris, 1974, cat. no. 210, p. 664.

    French Painting 1774-1830: The Age of Revolution. Ex. cat. Detroit Institute of Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Réunion des musées nationaux, Detroit, 1975, cat. no. under no. 201, pp. 672 - 673.

    James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 15.

    Lawrence Turcic "Review. New York French drawings." Burlington Magazine. vol. 126, no. 977, London, August 1984, p. 524.

    Réunion des musées nationaux Anciens et nouveaux: choix d'oeuvres acquises par l'Etat ou avec sa participation de 1981 à 1985. Ex. cat. Paris, 1985, cat. no. under no. 104, p. 178.

    Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 925.

    Jacques Foucart, Michel Laclotte "Nouvelles acquisitions du Département des Peintures (1983-1986)". Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1987, p. 142.

    Jean-Pierre Cuzin "François-André Vincent, 1746-1816." Cahiers du Dessin Français. vol. 4, Paris, 1988, cat. no. 62, p. 23, ill.

    Jean-Pierre Cuzin François-André Vincent, 1746-1816: Entre Fragonard et David. Paris, cat. no. 626D, 242, 494, ill.



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