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Man Seated at a Keyboard Instrument

Artist:
François André Vincent (French, Paris 1746–1816 Paris)
Date:
1774
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
12 11/16 x 8 1/8 in. (32.3 x 20.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.46
Not on view
Portrait of Johan Tobias Sergel

Signature: In pen and brown ink at lower left: "Vincent f.R. 1774"
Vendor: Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired: 1972-1975," October 1, 1975–January 4, 1975.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints," February 28, 1978–May 7, 1978.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

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

Bean and Turcic 1986.312
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. 147, p. 222.

"Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1973 - June 30, 1974. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 104, New York, 1974, p. 37.

Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 59.

Jacob Bean Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (February 7 - May 7, 1978). New York, 1978, n.p. [19].

Jean-Pierre Cuzin "La donation Baderou au Musée de Rouen" Études de la Revue du Louvre et des Musées de France. vol. 1, Paris, 1980, p. 99, footnote .

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Jean-Pierre Cuzin "François-André Vincent, 1746-1816." Cahiers du Dessin Français. vol. 4, Paris, 1988, cat. no. 7 bis, p. 17, ill.

Michael Voggenauer "A portrait-drawing of Sergel by Vincent." Burlington Magazine. vol. 136, no. 1095, London, June 1994, fig. no. 60, pp. 380-381, ill.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin François-André Vincent, 1746-1816: Entre Fragonard et David. Paris, 2013, cat. no. 263D, 56, 64, 402-404, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017, fig. no. 1229, 597, ill.



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