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The Marriage Contract

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1761
Medium:
Red and black chalk over traces of graphite, watercolor and gouache
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/8 x 17 7/16 in. (30.8 x 44.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace and Mrs. Howard J. Barnet Gifts, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.16
Not on view
Study for "L'Accordée du village"

Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 26, 2012–February 24, 2013.

Perrin Stein Greuze's 'L'Accordée de village': a rediscovered première pensée Burlington Magazine. CLV, London, March 2013, 162-66, ill.



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