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Cephalus Receiving the Spear and Hound from Procris

Artist:
Laurent de La Hyre (French, Paris 1606–1656 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1644
Medium:
Black chalk, brush and gray wash
Dimensions:
11 1/16 x 8 9/16 in. (28.1 x 21.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.224.4
Not on view
Marking: Collector's mark of Jacques Petithory (not in Lugt) on verso
Gilbert Paignon-Dijonval (French, 1708–1792); Charles-Gilbert Terray Morel de Vindé (French, 1759–1842); Vendor: Jacques Petithory
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. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum," February 2, 1996–April 25, 1996.

Bean and Turcic 1986.149; Rosenberg and Thuillier 1989.200
M. Bénard Cabinet de M. Paignon-Dijonval: État détaillé et raisonné des dessins et estampes dont il est composé. vols. I & II, Paris, 1810, cat. no. 2662, p. 117.

Edith Appleton Standen "Mythological Scenes: A Tapestry Series after Laurent de La Hyre." in Houston Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin. Houston, Spring 1973, fig. no. 10, p. 15, ill.

Laurent de La Hyre. Cahiers du dessin français, Paris, 1985, cat. no. 26, ill.

Edith Appleton Standen European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 44, p. 281.

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. 149, pp. 140-141, ill.

Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 924.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, December 13, 1989-January 28, 1990, cat. no. under no.86, fig. no. 86a, p. 173, ill.

Pierre Rosenberg, Jacques Thuillier Laurent de La Hyre, 1606-1656. L'Homme et l'oeuvre. Paris, 1989, cat. no. 200, pp. 242-243, ill.

Alvin L. Clark Jr. "Laurent de La Hyre, 1606-1656. L'homme et l'oeuvre." Master Drawings. vol. 31, no. 2, Summer 1993, p. 182.



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