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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Artist:
Jean Cousin the Younger (French, Sens ca. 1522–1594 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white gouache, over black chalk
Dimensions:
9 15/16 x 15 5/16 in. (25.2 x 38.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.24
Not on view
Gerard Leembruggen (Dutch)Hillegom, the Netherlands; Leembruggen sale, C.F. Roos, Amsterdam, March 5, 1866, no. 243, sold as Frans Floris, for 19 [guilders?] to Ellinkhuisen [sic]. Lugt says that Leembrugen used numbers as marks and he mentions a sale in 1866. Lugt no. 2988.; Ignatius Franciscus Ellinckhuysen Rotterdam; Ellinckhuysen sale, Frederick Muller & Co., Amsterdam, Nov. 19-20, 1878, no. 125, sold as Frans Floris; gives ex collection Leembruggen; C.M. van Gogh? Ellinckhuysen's mark is Lugt collector's mark 3008. His collection was acquired by the dealer C.M. Van Gogh, who sold it to F. Muller & Cie.; Vendor: Hellmuth Wallach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th–18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 6, 1995–April 16, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 21, 1995–November 26, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 2008–July 13, 2008.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 2013–May 20, 2013.

Bean 52; Bean and Turcic 1986.79
Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 52, fig. no. 52, ill.

Musée du Louvre Le XVI Siècle Européen. Dessins du Louvre. Exh. cat. Paris, 1965, cat. no. 151, fig. no. pl. 38, p. 66, ill.

P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Old Master Drawings: A Loan Exhibition from the National Gallery of Scottland at Colnaghi, London Exh. cat., April 19 - May 6. 1966, cat. no. 25.

Jean-Pierre Samoyault Le château de Fontainebleau au XVIe siècle Exh. cat., Grand Palais. Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais, Paris, 1972, cat. no. 69, p. 70, ill.

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. 79, pp. 76-77, ill.

Emmanuelle Brugerolles Suite française: Dessins de la collection Jean Bonna. Exh. cat., École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, 14 février - 23 avril 2006: musée d'art et d'histoire, Genève, 7 décembre 2006 - 25 février 2007. Paris, 2006, cat. no. under no. 1, p. 40.

Cécile Scailliérez, Hélène Billat, Michèle Bimbenet-Privat, Dominique Cordellier, Peter Fuhring, Marianne Grivel, Isabelle Haquet, Maxence Hermant, Séverine Lepape, Guy-Michel Leproux, Danièle Véron-Denise, Olivier Renaudeau, Henri Zerner, Audrey Nassieu-Maupas Jean Cousin père et fils Une famille de peintres au XVIe siècle. Somogy. Paris, 2013, fig. no. 286, 119, 122, 235, 237, 239,.



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