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Design with Flowers and Rocaille Ornaments

Artist:
Attributed to Jean Pillement (French, Lyons 1728–1808 Lyons)
Date:
ca. 1760
Medium:
Black chalk, with some red chalk, heightened with white, on faded blue paper
Dimensions:
21 x 12 1/4 in. (53.3 x 31.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.513.41
Not on view
Signature: In black chalk at bottom: "J. Pillement"

Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower center: "A.V."; 'J. Pillement'
Norman (London); Edgar Kaufman (London); Sullivan Kaufman (British, 1908–1998); Vendor: Wynne R.H. Jeudwine (British, 1920–1984)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Sullivan Kaufman, George Knox Fantastic and Ornamental Drawings: A Selection of Drawings from the Kaufman Collection Exh. cat. Portsmouth College of Art and Design. Portsmouth, 1969, cat. no. 21, ill.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 104, p. 171, ill.



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