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"The Swing," after Antoine Watteau (Les Agréements de l'été)

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Artist:
After Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date:
1798–1863
Medium:
Brush and brown wash over graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
8-7/16 x 13 in. (21.4 x 33.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Douglas Fowles, in memory of Ian Gavin Douglas, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.381
Not on view
Inscription: Black chalk at upper right: rue Godot. 22.

Marking: Stamped in red ink, bottom left corner: Mark of Delacroix's estate sale (Lugt 838a).
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)(his posthumous estate sale, Paris, 1864); Baron Joseph Raphaël Vitta (1860–1942); Mrs. Edward Fowles (Jean Douglas Fowles) (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections," April 10, 1991–June 16, 1991.

MMA 1991.62
Annemarie Henle, Palace of Fine Arts Master Drawings: An Exhibition of Drawings from American Museums and Private Collections. San Francisco, California, 1940, cat. no. 24, p. 13.

Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1978. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 108, New York, 1978, p. 36, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lee Johnson, William M. Griswold Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from North American Collections. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 62, p. 131, ill.



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