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Design for a Token: Galères, 1740

Artist:
Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris)
Date:
1740
Medium:
Red chalk; red chalk wash surrounding design.
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 8 7/16 in. (21.3 x 21.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.165.5
Not on view
Inscription: Red chalk, border of design: IRATIS PLACIDISQUE FRUUNTUR; in exergue: GALERES/1740
Pierre Jean Mariette (French, Paris 1694–1774 Paris)Mariette sale, Paris, 1775-1776, part of no. 1143, "Douze Sujets de forme ronde, premières pensées de dessins, faits pour l'Académie des Inscriptions"; Pierre François Basan (French, Paris 1723–1797 Paris (?)); M. Avaulez; Vendor: H. M. Calmann Gallery (British)
Bean and Turcic 1986.20
F. Feuardent Collection Feuardent, jetons et méreaux depuis Louis IX jusqu'à la fin du consulat de Bonaparte. 1, Paris, 1904, cat. no. 1533-34, p. 114.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 20, p. 32, ill.

Les dessins de la collection Mariette: Ecole française. vol. I: A - E, Milan, 2011, cat. no. F533, 188, ill.



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