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Decorative Fantasy with Exotic Figures in a Tree House

Artist:
Jean Pillement (French, Lyons 1728–1808 Lyons)
Date:
1771
Medium:
Black chalk and a little red chalk, blue and red pastel, blue and red wash.
Dimensions:
23 3/8 x 16 9/16 in. (59.3 x 42 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.356.46
Not on view
Signature: In black chalk at lower center: "Jean Pillement / 1771".
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.; Lesley and Emma Sheafer
Bean and Turcic 1986.248
Yvonne Hackenbroch, James Parker The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection: A Selective Presentation Ex. cat. New York, 1975, cat. no. 38.

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. 248, pp. 220-221, ill.



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