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Designs for an Etui and a Chatelaine

Artist:
Attributed to Pierre Moreau (French, 1722–1798 Paris)
Medium:
Pen and gray and black ink with brush and rose, violet, yellow, blue, and green wash. Two border lines in pen and black ink.
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (24.1 x 14.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anne Stern Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1175.1
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower right: "22" [vertical and underlined]
Hôtel Drouot, Paris February 15, 1984, lot 52, repr.; Vendor: Kate de Rothschild (British)Purchased in London in 1984 with three other drawings from the album.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Kate de Rothschild Exhibition of old master drawings: June 24th - July 5th 1985.. London, 1985, cat. no. 30, ill.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 77, pp. 127-129, ill.

Peter Fuhring "Review: French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century." Master Drawings. vol. 33, no. 1, Spring 1995, p. 61.

Alastair Laing, Martin Meade, J. W. Niemeijer, Christopher White, Michael Jacobs, Karin Wolfe, Michael Snodin Drawings for Architecture, Design, and Ornament. 2 vols., Aylesbury, 2006, cat. no. under no. 379, p. 542.



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