Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Red chalk, traces of black chalk, heightened with white, on beige paper.
16 5/16 x 11 1/8 in. (41.5 x 28.3 cm)
Purchase, Emma Swan Hall Gift, in memory of Nathalie Swan Rahv, 1983
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.
Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)Date: 1757Medium: 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: 1975.1.676On view in:Not on view
Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)Date: 1759Medium: 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: 1975.131.120On view in:Not on view