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Landscape with Peasants Fording a Stream

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French, Metz 1734–1781 Saint-Denis-du-Port)
Date:
1756
Medium:
Red chalk with brush and brown and gray wash
Dimensions:
12 5/16 x 16 1/8 in. (31.3 x 41 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sally and Howard Lepow and Stephen A. Geiger Gifts, and Mary Oenslager Fund, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.168
Not on view
Signature: At lower left in pen and brown ink, "Le Prince 1756"

Marking: Lower left in red ink: Louis Deglatigny, Rouen (1854-1936), Lugt Supplement 1768a
On mount at lower right: blind stamp of eighteenth-century mount maker "ARD" (Lugt 172)
Prince Repnine Paris, Hôtel Drouot, June 6, 1907, lot 57; Louis Deglatigny (French, 1854–1936); Private Collection, Paris; Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 10, 2006–July 9, 2006.

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