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Three Parrots

Artist:
Nicolas Robert (French, Langres 1614–1685 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1675
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 7 5/16 in. (22.5 x 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Carl L. Selden Gift, in memory of Carl L. Selden, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.391
Not on view
Signature: Monogrammed in pen and dark brown ink at lower right: "NR"
Private Collection, England; Vendor: Morton Morris & Co., London
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, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Gary Tinterow, Lawrence Turčić Notable Acquisitions, 1984-1985: Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, p. 29, ill.

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. 270, pp. 238-239, ill.

Madeline Pinault, Philip Sturgess The Painter as Naturalist from Dürer to Redouté. Paris, 1991, p. 170, footnote.



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