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Landscape with a Cottage and Well

Artist:
Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, French, 18th century
Date:
ca. 1714
Medium:
Red chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink. A strip of paper 1.1 cm. in height has been added at upper margin.
Dimensions:
3 5/16 x 5 5/8 in. (8.4 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.522
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower left corner, collector's mark of Pierre-Jean Mariette [M encircled], Lugt 2097.
Pierre Jean Mariette (French, Paris 1694–1774 Paris), Mariette sale, November 15, 1775 - January 30, 1776, possibly part of lot 1392.; James Jackson Jarves, Boston; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8. Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc. Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall," January 1, 1895–December 1, 1895.

Bean and Turcic 1986.327; Rosenberg and Prat 1996.235
Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 522, p. 33.

Colin Eisler "Two Immortalized Landscapes- Watteau and the Recueil Jullienne." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 24, New York, January 1966, pp. 165-176.

Martin P. Eidelberg "Watteau's Use of Landscape Drawings." Master Drawings. vol. 2, 1967, fig. no. pl. 29, p. 175.

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. 326, p. 290, ill.

Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Antoine Watteau 1684-1721: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Milan, 1996, cat. no. 236 (vol. I), pp. 374-375.

Pierre Rosenberg From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David and Ingres. Princeton, 2000, fig. no. 130, p. 107, ill.



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