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Sacrificial Scene in front of the Tomb of Mammia at Pompeii

Artist:
Louis Félix de La Rue (French, Paris 1731–1765 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Louis Jean Desprez (French, Auxerre 1743–1804 Stockholm)
Date:
18th century (second half)
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 8 9/16 in. (32.4 x 21.7 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.513.21
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower left, collector's mark of Alfred Beurdeley (Lugt 421)
Alfred Beurdeley; Edgar Kaufman (London); Sullivan Kaufman (British, 1908–1998); Vendor: Wynne R.H. Jeudwine (British, 1920–1984)
Sullivan Kaufman, George Knox Fantastic and Ornamental Drawings: A Selection of Drawings from the Kaufman Collection Exh. cat. Portsmouth College of Art and Design. Portsmouth, 1969, cat. no. 102, ill.



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