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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Sébastien Bourdon (French, Montpellier 1616–1671 Paris)

Date:
mid 17th century
Medium:
Black chalk, heightened with white, on brown paper, framing lines in pen and black ink.
Dimensions:
14 3/16 x 11 9/16 in. (36.1 x 29.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.166.1
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Marking: Lower left corner: collector's mark (Germain Seligmann, not in Lugt)

  • Provenance

    Germain Seligman ; Jacques Seligmann and Co., New York

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings and Prints from the Museum's Collections," May 18, 1982–August 22, 1982.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum," February 2, 1996–April 25, 1996.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.44

  • References

    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. 44, p. 49, ill.

    Hilliard T. Goldfarb From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century. Ex. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, December 13, 1989-January 28, 1990, cat. no. 92, pp. 183-184, ill.

    Jacques Thuillier, Michel Hilaire, Juan J. Luna Sébastien Bourdon 1616-1671. Ex. cat. Paris, 2000, cat. no. 67, p. 205, ill.

    Dessins français aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles : actes du colloque, Ecole du Louvre, 24 et 25 juin 1999. Edited by Pierre-Nicolas Sainte-Fare-Garnot, École du Louvre, Paris, Paris, 2003, fig. no. 2, p. 151, ill.



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