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Sacrifice of Iphigenia

Artist:
Charles de la Fosse (French, Paris 1636–1716 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Red, black, and white chalk, on gray-brown paper.
Dimensions:
13 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (34.3 x 29.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.220
Not on view
Inscription: Pen and brown ink, lower right: La fosse
J.W. Barchman Wuytiers sale, Utrecht, 17 Sept. 1792 (Lugt 4945), lot 76, as "de la Fosse: Diana rescues Iphigenia and gives a deer instead"; black, red and white chalk, 13.50 x 11.50 duim [= ca. 36.45 x 31.05]; buyer unknown for f 7.10 (according to research notes of Michiel Plomp, 10/11/1996); Sotheby's, New YorkParke BernetNovember 21, 1980, lot 38, repr.; Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings and Prints from the Museum's Collections," May 18, 1982–August 22, 1982.

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 17, 1995–August 20, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum," February 2, 1996–April 25, 1996.

Musée National du Château de Versailles et des Trianons. "Charles de la Fosse," February 23, 2015–May 24, 2015.

Margret Stuffmann "Charles de la Fosse et sa position dans la peinture française à la fin du XVIIe siècle." Gazette-des-Beaux-Arts. 6th series, vol. 64, no. 19, 1964, fig. no. fig. 4, p. 40, ill.

Jacob Bean "Four More Drawings by Charles de La Fosse." Master Drawings. vol. 21, no. 1, New York, Spring 1983, fig. no. pl. 20, pp. 17-19, 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. 139, pp. 130-131, ill.

Paul Vercier "Trois dessins de Charles de La Fosse pour la Chapelle du château de Versailles." in Versalia. vol. 3, Versaillse, 2000, p. 131.

Jo Hedley "Toward a New Century: Charles de La Fosse as a Draftsman." Master Drawings. vol. 39, no. 3, New York, Fall 2001, fig. no. 9, pp. 226, 229, ill.

Clémentine Gustin-Gomez Charles de La Fosse 1636-1716: Le maître des Modernes [vol. 2]. Dijon, 2006, cat. no. D.58, p. 201, vol. II, ill.

Charles de La Fosse (1636-1716) Le triomphe de la couleur. 2015, cat. no. 12, 112-13, ill.

Le Dessin français au XVIIe siècle. Somogy. Paris, 2103, fig. no. 1430, 596, ill.



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