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A Frigate at Sea

Artist:
Pierre Puget (French, Château Follet 1620–1694 Fougette)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, brown ink, over black chalk, on vellum. Mounted on board.
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in. (25 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.103
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and black ink on chest held by porter in foreground: "à monsieur de / magny com.re des classes / N M"
Nicolas de Magny; Dumon (according to Auquier); Private Collection, Munich, Gémenos (Bouches-du-Rhône); Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris
Bean and Turcic 1986.257
Philippe Auquier Pierre Puget, décorateur naval et mariniste. Paris, 1928, cat. no. 32, p. 11.

Sabine de Boisfleury "Quelques dessins de Puget." Puget et son temps. Actes du colloque tenu à l'Université de Provence, les 15, 16 et 17 octobre 1971. Provence historique, XXII, 88. vol. 22, no. 88, 1972, p. 110.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, New York, 1985, p. 26.

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. 257, pp. 228-229, ill.

Jacques Thuillier Pierre Puget Peintre, Sculpteur, Architecte (1620-1694). Marseille, France, 1994, cat. no. 89, pp. 218-219, ill.

Emmanuelle Brugerolles Suite française: Dessins de la collection Jean Bonna. Exh. cat., École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, 14 février - 23 avril 2006: musée d'art et d'histoire, Genève, 7 décembre 2006 - 25 février 2007. Paris, 2006, cat. no. under no. 16, pp. 103-104.

Le Dessin français au XVIIe siècle. Somogy. Paris, 2103, fig. no. 381, 176-77, ill.



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