Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)
Red chalk; faintly squared in red chalk. Framing lines in black chalk. Horizontal line in graphite at lower margin.
8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in. (20.6 x 15 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1967
Not on view
Inscription: In red chalk at left margin in Greek letters, translit.: "Onesas / Epoei" (Translation: Onesas fecit). In graphite at lower right margin: "43"
Captain Edward G. Spencer-Churchill; Vendor: Yvonne Ffrench (British, born 1901)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cameo Appearances," March 8, 2005–January 29, 2006.
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. 240, p. 214, 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: 1722Medium: Pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of graphite and red chalk, heightened with white. Contours incised. Verso reddened for transfer.Accession: 1974.206On view in:Not on view