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Louis XIV in Notre-Dame de Paris on January 30, 1687 at a Thanksgiving Service after his Recovery from a Grave Illness

Artist:
Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, Fontainebleau 1648–1729 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1710–15
Medium:
Oil paint on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
16 15/16 x 29 13/16 in. (43 x 75.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.400
Not on view
Gilles de Noailles , according to vendor; Jean-Pierre Selz (French); Vendor: Lynven, Inc., New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

Bean and Turcic 1986.305
Daniel Meyer L'Histoire de Roy. Paris, 1980, p. 135.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1983 - June 30, 1984. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 114, New York, 1984, p. 24.

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. 305, p. 270, ill.



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