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Woman Seated on the Ground

Artist:
Nicolas Lancret (French, Paris 1690–1743 Paris)
Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Black and white chalk on brownish paper
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 6 15/16 in. (14 x 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.101.4
Not on view
Henry Oppenheimer (British (born America), Washington, D.C. 1859–1932 London); his sale, Christie's, London, July 10, 13–14, 1936, lot 438 (£23 2s to Smith)
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," May 6, 1996–July 28, 1996.

Bean and Turcic 1986.151
Georges Wildenstein Lancret. Paris, 1924, cat. no. 13, fig. no. 12, p. 71, ill.

Harry B. Wehle "Four New Drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 32, New York, January 1937, pp. 6-9.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 32 (vol.2), fig. no. 32, ill.

Michel Benisovich "The French Drawings of the Metropolitan Museum." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 82, London, March 1943, p. 70.

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. 151, pp. 141-142, ill.



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