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Study for a Mantel and Overmantel

Artist:
Laurent Hubert (French, died ca. 1780)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (French, Turin 1695–1750 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Red and black chalk
Dimensions:
14 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (35.9 x 20 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.736.65
Not on view
Private Collection, Switzerland; Seiferheld and Co., New York; Sold, Phillips, London [The Wrightsmans purchased this work in 1970.]; Donor: Charles and Jayne Wrightsman
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Desmond Fitz-Gerald Juste Aurele Meissonnier and Others. Seiferheld Gallery, New York, 1963, cat. no. 1.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 47, pp. 75-76, ill.



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