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Landscape with a Cottage and Well

Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)

Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, French, 18th century
Date:
ca. 1714
Medium:
Red chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink. A strip of paper 1.1 cm. in height has been added at upper margin.
Dimensions:
3 5/16 x 5 5/8 in. (8.4 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.522
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower left corner, collector's mark of Pierre-Jean Mariette [M encircled], Lugt 2097.

  • Provenance

    Pierre Jean Mariette (French, Paris 1694–1774 Paris), Mariette sale, November 15, 1775 - January 30, 1776, possibly part of lot 1392.; James Jackson Jarves, Boston; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.327; Rosenberg and Prat 1996.235

  • 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. 326, p. 290, ill.

    Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 522, p. 33.

    Colin Eisler "Two Immortalized Landscapes- Watteau and the Recueil Jullienne." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 24, New York, January 1966, pp. 165-176.

    Martin P. Eidelberg "Watteau's Use of Landscape Drawings." Master Drawings. vol. 2, 1967, fig. no. pl. 29, p. 175.

    Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Antoine Watteau 1684-1721: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. 3 vols., Milan, 1996, cat. no. 236 (vol. I), pp. 374-375.

    Pierre Rosenberg From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David & Ingres. Princeton, NJ, 2000, fig. no. 130, p. 107, ill.



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