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Flying Figure Holding a Crown, Reclining River God

Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)

Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
6 7/16 x 5 1/2 in. (16.3 x 14 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.92.1
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: At lower right recto in pen and brown ink: 7.8; initials of the artist's sons, Eugène and Jules David, placed on their father's drawings at time of sale after David's death (Lugt 839); lower center of recto in black chalk: compose (?)

  • Provenance

    Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)David Sale, Paris, 17 April, 1826; Vendor: Galerie de Bayser et Strolin

  • Exhibition History

    Dayton Art Institute. "French Artists in Italy, 1600-1900," October 15, 1971–November 28, 1971.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.89; Rosenberberg and Prat 2002.1229

  • References

    Olivier Bonfait, Véronique Gerard Powell, Philippe Sénéchal Curiosité, Études d'histoire de l'art en l'honneur d'Antoine Schnapper. 1998, fig. no. 60, p. 178, ill.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 89, p. 87, ill.

    Jane van Nuis Cahill French Artists in Italy, 1600-1900. Exh. cat. The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH. Dayton, Ohio, 1971, cat. no. 35, fig. no. pl. 35, p. 22, ill.

    Louis-Antoine Prat "'Cortone, hélas...'. Sur deux dessins de J.-L. David." in Curiosité. Mélanges offerts à Antoine Schnapper. Paris, 1998, fig. no. 60, pl. 37, pp. 178, 180 not.

    Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. 2 vols., Milan, 2002, cat. no. 1229 (vol. 2), p. 765, ill.



  • See also
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