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A Frigate at Sea

Pierre Puget (French, Château Follet 1620–1694 Fougette)

Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, brown ink, over black chalk, on vellum. Mounted on board.
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in. (25 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.103
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: In pen and black ink on chest held by porter in foreground: "à monsieur de / magny com.re des classes / N M"

  • Provenance

    Nicolas de Magny ; Dumon (according to Auquier); Private Collection, Munich, Gémenos (Bouches-du-Rhône); Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.257

  • 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. 257, pp. 228-229, ill.

    Philippe Auquier Pierre Puget, décorateur naval et mariniste. Paris, 1928, cat. no. 32, p. 11.

    Sabine de Boisfleury "Quelques dessins de Puget." Puget et son temps. Actes du colloque tenu à l'Université de Provence, les 15, 16 et 17 octobre 1971. Provence historique, XXII, 88. vol. 22, no. 88, 1972, p. 110.

    Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, New York, 1985, p. 26.

    Jacques Thuillier Pierre Puget Peintre, Sculpteur, Architecte (1620-1694). Marseille, France, 1994, cat. no. 89, pp. 218-219, ill.

    Emmanuelle Brugerolles Suite française: Dessins de la collection Jean Bonna. Ex. cat., École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, 14 février - 23 avril 2006: musée d'art et d'histoire, Genève, 7 décembre 2006 - 25 février 2007. Paris, 2006, cat. no. under no. 16, pp. 103-104.



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