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A Muse

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.
Dimensions:
8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in. (20.6 x 15 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.100.5
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.



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