Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port)
Brush, brown wash over black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.
10 9/16 x 13 5/16 in. (26.8 x 33.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1961
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.
Artist: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port)Date: designed 1767–69, woven 1771–72Medium: Wool, silk (20-22 warps per inch, 7-9 per cm.)Accession: 48.139On view in:Not on view