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

Standing Male Figure with Left Arm Extended

Artist:
Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Red chalk, traces of black chalk, heightened with white, on beige paper.
Dimensions:
16 5/16 x 11 1/8 in. (41.5 x 28.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Emma Swan Hall Gift, in memory of Nathalie Swan Rahv, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.266
Not on view
Signature: In black chalk at lower right: "C. natoire".

Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, over the signature of "C. natoire": "Carlo Marati"
Vendor: Alfred Strölin (French, 1871–1954)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Newly Acquired Drawings and Prints: A Selection," November 1, 1983–December 11, 1983.

Bean and Turcic 1986.207
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1983 - June 30, 1984. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 114, New York, 1984, p. 24.

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. 207, pp. 188-189, ill.

Susanna Caviglia-Brunel "Des finalités du dessin chez Charles-Joseph Natoire." in Revue de l'Art. vol. 143, no. 1, 2004, note 83, pp. 42,47.

Françoise Joulie "Natoire and Boucher: Two Studies for a Don Quixote Tapestry." in The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 39, New York, 2004, fig. no. 2, pp. 154-155, ill.

Susanna Caviglia-Brunel Charles-Joseph Natoire, 1700-1777. Paris, 2012, cat. no. D. 200, 252-53, ill.



Related Objects

L'Hiver from the Four Seasons

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 1735 Medium: Etching Accession: 2007.178 On view in:Not on view

Summer (L'Été)

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: ca. 1735 Medium: Etching Accession: 60.623.17 On view in:Not on view

Orpheus Charming the Nymphs, Dryads, and Animals

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 1757 Medium: Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, pale blue, yellow, and pink watercolor and white heightening over preliminary drawing in pencil and black chalk. Accession: 1975.1.676 On view in:Not on view

Angel Holding a Banderole

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Medium: Black and white chalk on beige paper Accession: 2002.67 On view in:Not on view

Landscape with a Large Villa on a Hilltop

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 1759 Medium: Red chalk, pen and brown ink, gray wash, over traces of black chalk for the figures and animals, heightened with white. Sheet composed of three sections joined together horizontally. Accession: 1975.131.120 On view in:Not on view