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The Harvest of Silenus

Artist:
Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Date:
ca. 1759
Medium:
Red, white and touches of black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white, on beige paper
Dimensions:
7 3/16 x 10 1/16 in. (18.3 x 25.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.568
Not on view
Christie's, London , July 2, 1996, lot 236, as "The Education of Bacchus"; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 39, pp. 90-91, ill.

Susanna Caviglia-Brunel Charles-Joseph Natoire, 1700-1777. Paris, 2012, cat. no. D. 582, 428, ill.



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