The Ascension of Christ (recto); Head of a Bearded Man Looking Down (verso)
Pierre Charles Trémolières (French, Cholet 1703–1739 Paris)
Black chalk and charcoal, stumped, heightened with white, on gray-blue paper (recto); black and red chalk, charcoal, stumped, heightened with white (verso).
31 7/8 x 18 9/16 in. (81 x 47.1 cm)
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1984
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower left: "Vanloo"
Sotheby's, Monaco December 8, 1984, lot 56.; Vendor: Jean Cailleux (French, Paris)Purchased in Paris in 1985
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.
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