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The So-Called Stables of Maecenas at Tivoli

Artist:
Louis Chaix (French, Marseilles 1740–1811 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
17 15/16 x 12 5/8 in. (45.6 x 32 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Van Day Truex Fund, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.248
Not on view
Inscription: Pen and brown ink, lower left of old mount in artist's hand: chaÿs feci dans les écurie [sic] de messene a tivolli 1773 [or 1775]; numbered, pen and brown ink, upper left of old mount: 20
Vendor: Galerie Cailleux, Paris Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th–18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

Bean and Turcic 1986.51
Exposition de dessins anciens.. Galerie de Bayser, Paris, Paris, 1984, cat. no. 6, ill.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, New York, 1985, p. 26.

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. 51, p. 55, ill.

Pierre Rosenberg, Katharine Baetjer Fragonard. Ex. cat.: Grand Palais, Paris, 24 Sept. 1987-4 Jan. 1988 and Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2 Feb.-8 May, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris and New York, 1987, cat. no. under 29, fig. no. 1, p. 105, ill.

J.H. Fragonard e H. Robert a Roma. Exh. cat., December 6, 1990-February 24, 1991. Villa Medici, Rome, Rome, 1990, cat. no. 184, p. 257, ill.



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