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The Visit of Napoléon III to Boulogne-sur-Mer

Artist:
Constantin Guys (French, Flushing 1802–1892 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash over graphite; heightened with white gouache
Dimensions:
9 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.6 x 34.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.167.7
Not on view
Inscription: Recto, pen and brown ink, from left to right: H. . ./culverwell. . . (in reverse)/Road to Portel/Grande rue-/the Sous-Prefecture/from the ramparts/Emperor & Empress standing at the door/officers. . .round them in a circle/Batteries/emptycarriage/Fishermens'/ church/Band.

Marking: Collector's mark of Sir Bruce Ingram on verso (Lugt Supp. 1405a); on back of mount: Ingram/284
Sir Bruce S. Ingram O.B.E., M.C. (British, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, 1877–1963); Mme. A. S. Prost
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings, Prints and Photographs: A Selection," July 25, 1989 - September 10, 1989.

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

Constantin Guys Exh. cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Paris, 1937, cat. no. 2, p. 1.

Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des Musées Nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 47, ill.

Haavard Rostrup "De moderne samlingers vaext 1970-74." in Meddelelser fra NY Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen, 1975, p. 41, ill.



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