Circle of Nicolas Lagneau (French, 16th–17th century)
Charcoal, stumped, black and red chalk, with a little black crayon
14 5/8 x 10 1/2 in. (37.2 x 26.6 cm)
Gift of Edith Sachs, 1951
Not on view
Inscription: On verso, in graphite: "Dumontier Fecit/ J. "
Marking: At lower right in black ink: collector's mark of the Marquis de Lagoy (Lugt 1710); at lower left in black ink: collector's mark of Henry Danby Seymour (Lugt 176)
Jean-Baptiste-Florentin-Gabriel de Meryan, marquis de Lagoy (French, 1764–1829)(Lugt 1710); Henry Danby Seymour (British, 1822–1877)(Lugt 176); Jacques Seligmann and Co., New York; Harry Sachs; Donor: Miss Edith L. Sachs
Bean and Turcic 1986.346
"Eighty-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1951." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 11, New York, Summer 1952, p. 32.
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. 346, p. 306, ill.