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Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, after Mattia Preti

Artist:
François André Vincent (French, Paris 1746–1816 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1774
Medium:
Brush and brown wash, over traces of graphite.
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 11 11/16 in. (29.5 x 29.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.317.2
Not on view
Inscription: In Vincent's own hand in pen and brown ink at lower right of mount: "d'après le C.ire Calabrese / Vincent Napoli 1774 -"; at upper margin of mount: "151".
His sale "vente M. . . ", Paris, November 11-15, 1784, part of lot 165, with two other drawings also "sur papier blanc et lavés au bistre"; "Le Martyre de Saint Barthelemi, d'après le Calabrois" (according to J.P. Cuzin, BSHAF, 1981).; Vendor: Jacques Petithory
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired: 1972-1975," October 1, 1975–January 4, 1975.

Morgan Library & Museum. "An Independent Draftsman: Fragonard and the French Tradition," October 13, 2006–January 7, 2007.

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

Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 58.

Eunice Williams Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1979, cat. no. 71, ill.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin "De Fragonard à Vincent." Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art français. 1981, note 64, fig. no. 32, pp. 118-119, 123.

Marc Sandoz Gabriel Briard (1725-1777), avec des remarques liminaires sur Jean-Baptiste Alizard, Jean-François Amand, Jean Bardin, Jean-Simon Berthélemy, Nicolas-Guy Brenet, Jacques-Louis David, Philibert-Benoît De La Rue, Charles De La Traverse, et. al.. Paris, 1981, p. 86.

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. 314, p. 278, ill.

Marianne Roland Michel Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe Siècle. Paris, 1987, fig. no. 70, pp. 80, 82.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin "François-André Vincent, 1746-1816." Cahiers du Dessin Français. vol. 4, Paris, 1988, cat. no. 21, p. 19, ill.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 67, pp. 158-159, ill.

Didier Aaron: Catalogue XI. Didier Aaron, Inc., 2010, cat. no. under 16, fig. no. a, ill.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin François-André Vincent, 1746-1816: Entre Fragonard et David. Paris, 2013, cat. no. 174D, 50, 78, 312, 381-2, 508, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017, fig. no. 1242, 601-02, ill.



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