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Man Leaning on a Wall (recto)

Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater (French, Valenciennes 1695–1736 Paris)

Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Red chalk heightened with white, on blue paper
Dimensions:
11 x 6 5/16 in. (28 x 16 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, David Tunick, Howard G. Lepow, and Stephen A. Geiger Gifts, and Bequest of Clifford A. Furst, by exchange, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.23
  • Secondary Titles

    Standing Woman (verso)

  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: On recto at lower right in black chalk: "49"; On verso at lower right in black chalk: "491"

  • Provenance

    Camille Groult (French, Paris 1837–1908 Paris)Possibly in his collection dispersed at auction by his son Jean Groult (1868-1951), Paris, Hotel Drouot, December 19th, 1941.; Hôtel Drouot, Paris , June 18, 1991, lot 46.; Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 6, 1996–July 28, 1996.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

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

  • References

    Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 9, pp. 18-21, ill.



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