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Venus and Adonis

Artist:
François André Vincent (French, Paris 1746–1816 Paris)
Date:
1778
Medium:
Black chalk, heightened with white, over stumped charcoal, on beige paper
Dimensions:
13 1/16 x 17 15/16 in. (33.2 x 45.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.124.2
Not on view
Signature: At lower right in pen and black ink: "Vincent 1778"
Vendor: Galerie de Bayser et Strolin
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th–18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours. "François-André Vincent," October 18, 2013–January 19, 2014.

Jacob Bean "Ninety-third Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1962-1963: Reports of the Departments." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 22, no. 2, New York, October 1963, p. 63.

Pierre Rosenberg French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections. Ex. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario, 2 Sept. - 15 Oct., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 3 Nov. - 17 Dec. 1972, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 12 Jan. - 11 Mar. 1973. Toronto, 1972, cat. no. under no. 146, p. 221.

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. 318, pp. 280-281, ill.

Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 925.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin "François-André Vincent, 1746-1816." Cahiers du Dessin Français. vol. 4, Paris, 1988, cat. no. 29, p. 20, ill.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin François-André Vincent, 1746-1816: Entre Fragonard et David. Paris, 2013, cat. no. 339D, 100, 416, 424, 435, ill.



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