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Study for a Garden Capriccio

Artist:
Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, Paris 1672–1742 Paris)
Medium:
Red chalk over black chalk underdrawing.
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (26.4 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Edward Pearce Casey Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.1116.3
Not on view
Inscription: In black chalk along upper margin of verso: "Bought by Hubert Robert"
Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris); Vendor: Galerie Cailleux, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 86, pp. 138-139, ill.

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. 257, pp. 364-365.



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