Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Shepherd with His Flock in a Clearing

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port)
Date:
1776
Medium:
Brush, brown wash over black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.
Dimensions:
10 9/16 x 13 5/16 in. (26.8 x 33.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.164
Not on view
Signature: In pen and brown ink at lower right: "Le Prince 1776"
Vendor: Jean Cailleux (French, Paris)
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," August 21, 1995–November 26, 1995.

Bean and Turcic 1986.178
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. 178, p. 165, ill.

Dominique Cordellier, Pierre Rosenberg, Peter Märker Dessins Français du Musée de Darmstadt XVIe, XVIIe, et XVIIIe Siècles. Exh. cat., Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt Graphische Sammlung. Montreuil, 2007, cat. no. under no. 330, p. 376.



Related Objects

The Repast from the set of Russian Entertainments

Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port) Date: designed 1767–69, woven 1771–72 Medium: Wool, silk (20-22 warps per inch, 7-9 per cm.) Accession: 48.139 On view in:Not on view

The Washerwomen (Les Laveuses)

Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port) Date: 1771 Medium: Etching and aquatint printed in brown ink Accession: 2010.543 On view in:Not on view

The Rest (Le Repos)

Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port) Date: 1771 Medium: Etching and aquatint printed in brown ink Accession: 2011.280 On view in:Not on view

Kamchatkans Preparing Fish to be Dried

Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port) Date: 1769 Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over black chalk. Accession: 2012.53 On view in:Not on view

A Fisherman and his Family.

Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port) Date: 1769 Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over black chalk. Accession: 2012.54 On view in:Not on view