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Allegorical Figure of Painting

Artist:
Charles Antoine Coypel (French, Paris 1694–1752 Paris)
Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Black, white, and touches of red chalk on blue paper, lightly squared in black chalk
Dimensions:
14 x 12 1/8 in. (35.6 x 30.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.19
Not on view
Vendor: Walter Schatzki
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings and Prints of the Eighteenth Century," August 8, 1972–October 15, 1972.

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. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

Bean and Turcic 1986.84
"Ninety-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1961-1962: Reports of the Departments." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 21, no. 2, New York, October 1962, p. 67.

Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives French Drawings and Prints of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1972, cat. no. 13.

Pierre Rosenberg French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections. Ex. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario, 2 Sept. - 15 Oct., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 3 Nov. - 17 Dec. 1972, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 12 Jan. - 11 Mar. 1973. Toronto, 1972, cat. no. under no. 36, p. 150.

Konrad Oberhuber, Beverly Schreiber Jacoby French Drawings from a Private Collection: Louis XIII to Louis XVI. Ex. cat. Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, 1980, cat. no. under no. 28, p. 96.

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. 84, p. 82, ill.

Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 925.

Jean-Claude Serre, Jacques Leegenhoek Jean-Claude Serre et Jacques Leegenhoek proposent Exposition de Tableaux des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles du 21 Septembre au 20 Decembre 1988. Ex. cat. Société Labataut, Paris, Sept. 21-Dec. 20, 1988, cat. no. under no. 16, fig. no. fig. 1, p. 51.

Thierry Lefrançois Charles Coypel, Peintre du roi (1694-1752). Paris, 1994, cat. no. D.54, pp. 235, 443, ill.

Alastair Laing "New York French eighteenth-century drawings." Burlington Magazine. vol. 141, no. 1155, London, June 1999, p. 378.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 15, pp. 33-35, ill.



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