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The Flight into Egypt

Artist:
François Le Moyne (French, Paris 1688–1737 Paris)
Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Black chalk, heightened with white, on blue paper. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (21.3 x 31 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.128.1
Not on view
Inscription: Pen and brown ink, lower center of old mount: F. Lemoine; graphite, lower right of old mount: Lemoine - collect . . . Joubert; on verso of old mount, pen and brown ink, in a cartouche (Lugt 3000): francois le Moine/Cabt joubert

Marking: Unidentified collector's mark at lower right corner in black ink: interlaced GC, Lugt 1143
Jean Joubert (French); Christie's, London July 6, 1982, lot 84, repr.; Vendor: Alfred Strölin (French, 1871–1954)
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," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

Bean and Turcic 1986.165, Bordeaux 1985.D.43
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 113, New York, 1983, p. 24.

Jean-Luc Bordeaux François Le Moyne and His Generation 1688-1737. Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1984, cat. no. D.43, fig. no. 171, pp. 104, 150, 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. 165, pp. 153-154, ill.

Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 925.



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