Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)
Red chalk. Framing lines in black chalk.
8 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (20.6 x 14.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1967
Not on view
Inscription: In red chalk below bust: "Pyrgoteles" [in Greek]
Captain Edward G. Spencer-Churchill (according to vendor); Vendor: Yvonne Ffrench (British, born 1901)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cameo Appearances," March 8, 2005–January 29, 2006.
Bean and Turcic 1986.241
Ann Percy, Ulrich W. Hiesinger A Scholar Collects: Selections from the Anthony Morris Clark Bequest. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1980, cat. no. 19 (under), p. 31.
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. 241, pp. 214-215, ill.
Carol C. Gillham, Carolyn H. Wood European Drawings from the Collection of the Ackland Art Museum. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2001, cat. no. under no. 204, p. 230.
Artist: Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)Date: n.d.Medium: Red chalk; faintly squared in red chalk. Framing lines in black chalk. Horizontal line in graphite at lower margin.Accession: 67.100.5On view in:Not on view