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The Cardinal Pacca

Artist:
Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
black chalk
Dimensions:
6 15/16 x 5 1/8 in. (17.6 x 13 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.204
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in black chalk at lower right corner: 8
Angélique Mongez (1775–1855)According to Rosenberg and Prat, the drawing was located in carnet no. 12. Sold to Hippolyte Destailleur for 2750 francs.; Hippolyte-Alexandre-Gabriel-Walter Destailleur (French, Paris, 1822–1893)his sale, Paris, May 26-27, 1893, no. 30, "45 feuilles [. . .] parmi lesquelles [. . .] le portrait de Pie VII, dessin au crayon très achevé, original du célèbre tableau de Fontainebleau" (possibly sold for 2,550 francs to M. Salvator, for the Musée Carnavalet, according to the annotated sale catalogue at the Bibliothèque d'Art et d'Archéologie Jacques Doucet, according to Rosenberg and Prat, 2002, p. 347); Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

Musée du Louvre. "Jacques-Louis David, 1748-1825," October 26, 1989–February 12, 1990.

Musée du Louvre. "Jacques-Louis David, 1748-1825," October 26, 1990–February 12, 1990.

Bean and Turcic 1986.92; Rosenberg and Prat 2002.384
James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 46, fig. no. 9.

Luc de Nanteuil Jacques-Louis David. New York, 1985, fig. no. 56, p. 40, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 92, p. 89, ill.

J. J. Lévêque La Vie et l'oeuvre de Jacques-Louis David. Paris, 1989, p. 188, ill.

Antoine Schnapper, Arlette Sérullaz Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825. Ex. cat. Paris and Versailles, 1989, cat. no. 180, pp. 431-432, ill.

Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. 2 vols., Milan, 2002, cat. no. 384, p. 347, ill.



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