Black chalk, heightened with white, on brown paper; verso: faint white chalk sketch of a male figure
16 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (41 x 24.5 cm)
Purchase, Karen B. Cohen Gift, in honor of Jacob Bean, 1987
Not on view
Vendor: Colnaghi, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.
Old Master Drawings, Presented by Jean-Luc Baroni. Exh. cat. Colnaghi, New York, New York, 1987, cat. no. 44, ill.
Lawrence Turčić "New York: Four Exhibitions of Drawings" Burlington Magazine. vol. 129, September 1987, cat. no. 1014, p. 622.
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.118, New York, 1988, p. 23.
Xavier Salmon "The Drawings of Jean-Marc Nattier: Identifying the Master's Hand." in Apollo. vol. 146, no. 429, November 1997, pp. 5-6 (ill. p., ill.
Xavier Salmon Jean-Marc Nattier 1685-1766. Exh. cat. 1999, cat. no. under no. 87, fig. no. 1, p. 295, ill.
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. 25, pp. 58-60, ill.
Louis-Antoine Prat Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017, fig. no. 369, 217-28, ill.