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Tom Jones Assisting Molly Seagrim in the Churchyard

Artist:
Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (French, Strasbourg 1740–1812 London)
Date:
1775
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk underdrawing
Dimensions:
diameter: 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Baillio, in honor of Philippe de Montebello, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.423
Not on view
Signature: at left in pen and brown ink: "P. I. de Loutherbourg / 1775"
Donor: Joseph Baillio
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 5, 2009–January 10, 2010.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 69, pp. 161-163, ill.

Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg 1740-1812. Paris, 2012, fig. no. 81, 154, 155, ill.



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