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Figures in Theatrical Costumes

Artist:
Claude Gillot (French, Langres 1673–1722 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, red wash, over red chalk
Dimensions:
6 1/16 x 7 7/8 in. (15.4 x 20.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1042.7
Not on view
Verso: Figures in Theatrical Costumes

Jonathan Richardson Jr. (British, London 1694–1771 London); Vendor: Carfax & Co. (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
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," April 10, 2006–July 9, 2006.

Bean and Turcic 1986.118
Marius Paulme Collection. Paris, 1929, vol. 1, lot 93, fig. no. pl. 63, ill.

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. 56, p. 163.

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. 118, p. 115, ill.

Martin P. Eidelberg "Jean Jacques Spoede, Watteau's 'Special Friend'." Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 136, no. 1582, November 2000, fig. no. 15, pp. 186, 188, ill.

Jennifer Tonkovich Claude Gillot and the Theater with a Catalogue of Drawings [Ph.D. disseration]. PhD diss., 2002 cat. no. 57, fig. no. 95, pp. 332-333, 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. 20, p. 120, footnote.

Pierre Rosenberg, Georgia J. Cowart Watteau, Music, and Theater. Exh. cat. Edited by Katharine Baetjer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2009, cat. no. 39, pp. 100-101, ill.



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