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Allegory of Spring, after Sébastien Leclerc

Anonymous, French, 18th century
Copy after Sébastien Leclerc I (French, Metz 1637–1714 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Sébastien Le Clerc, le Jeune (French, Paris 1676–1763 Gobelins)
18th century
Gray wash, over red chalk; squared in graphite. Framing lines in pen and brown ink. Vertical crease just left of center.
4 1/2 x 7 7/16 in. (11.4 x 18.9 cm.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: In graphite at lower right, "29"
Sir Robert Ludwig Mond (British, 1867–1938 London); Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
Bean and Turcic 1986.358
Tancred Borenius, Rudolf Wittkower Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by Sir Robert Mond.... London, 1937, cat. no. 328 II, p. 86.

Jacob Bean "Ninety-fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1963-1964: Reports of the Departments, Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 23, no. 2, New York, October 1964, p. 62.

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. 358, p. 315, ill.

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