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Shepherds Dreaming of the Flight into Egypt

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Deshays (French, Colleville 1729–1765 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Oil paint over black chalk on paper, mounted on canvas. Varnished.
Dimensions:
13 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (33.4 x 30.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.66
Not on view
Vendor: Jean Cailleux (French, Paris)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Newly Acquired Drawings and Prints: A Selection," November 1, 1983–December 11, 1983.

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.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 26, 2012–February 24, 2013.

Bean and Turcic 1986.96
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 113, New York, 1983, p. 24.

Jacob Bean Notable Acquisitions, 1983-1984: Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1984, p. 72, 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. 96, p. 93, ill.

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

Marc Sandoz Les Lagrenée. II. Jean-Jacques Lagrenée (le jeune) 1739-1821. 2, Paris, 1988, pp. 19-20, ill.



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