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River God and Another Male Figure

Artist:
Charles Antoine Coypel (French, Paris 1694–1752 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Black chalk (stumped) with touches of red chalk, heightened with white; squared in black chalk, framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
14 7/16 x 10 11/16 in. (36.7 x 27.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.224.2
Not on view
Marking: Stamp of Jacques Petithory, Paris, on verso and recto of mount
Jacques Petithory; Vendor: Jacques Petithory
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-75," 1975.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions 1965-1975," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

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," May 3, 1999–July 25, 1999.

Bean and Turcic 1986.83
Antoine Schnapper "Musées de Lille et de Brest a propos de deux nouvelles acquisitions . . ." in Revue du Louvre. vol. 4-5, Paris, 1968, fn 39, p. 259.

Jacob Bean in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Drawings. New York, 1975, p. 63, ill.

Jacob Bean Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions, 1965-1975 Explanatory texts accompanying an exhibition: December 6, 1975 through March 23, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, p. 63., 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. 83, pp. 80-81, ill.

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

Thierry Lefrançois Charles Coypel, Peintre du roi (1694-1752). Paris, 1994, cat. no. D.72, pp. 301, 450, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat La Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017, fig. no. 322, 192-93, ill.



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