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Landscape with Figures on the Bank of a River

Gaspard Dughet (French, Rome 1615–1675 Rome)

Date:
17th century
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
11 x 16 7/16 in. (28 x 41.8 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Didier Aaron Inc. Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: On a Pierre-Jean Mariette mount. Inscribed by Mariette within a cartouche at center of lower margin, GASPARDUS / DUGHET POUSSIN. In black ink at lower left margin of mount: "Gaspard Dughet 1613-1675" In black ink at lower right margin of mount: "P.J. Mariette (1696-1774)"
    In black ink at lower right margin of mount: "Collection de Chennevières"

    On verso: Inscribed in black ink at upper left margin: "2082", added in graphite by a later hand: "(peut-etre le numéro de Mariette)"
    inscribed in black ink at left margin: "Consulter les marques de collection de dessins et d'estampes par Frits Lugt 1927 (page 333, colume 2)/ P.J. Mariette (1694-1774)- 'Ces milliers de feuilles, si chères à notre amateur, étaient. . . [inscription continues to cite passage from Lugt]. . . Cette monture est certainement celle de Mariette./ LD"
    Inscribed in brown ink, upper right margin: "Guaspre Dughet/ beau frère de Poussin"

    Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower left corner: collector's mark of P.J. Mariette (Lugt 1852); stamped in red ink at lower left corner, collector's mark of L. Deglatigny (Lugt suppl. 1768a).

  • Provenance

    Pierre Jean Mariette (French, Paris 1694–1774 Paris), his sale, Paris, Nov. 15, 1775 - Jan. 30, 1776, possibly part of lot 1332.; Philippe de Chennevières (1820–1899)sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 4-7 1900, part of lot 226. Sold to Lemeilleur for 11 francs (according to Louis-Antoine Prat, Chennevières exh. cat, 2007).; Lemeilleur ; Louis Deglatigny (French, 1854–1936), sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 14-15, 1937, lot 83.; Hôtel Drouot, Paris , April 12, 2002, lot 24; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2008–April 13, 2008.

  • References

    Louis-Antoine Prat, Laurence Lhinares La collection Chennevières: Quatre siècles de dessins français. Paris, 2007, cat. no. 40, p. 226, ill.

    Les dessins de la collection Mariette: Ecole française. vol. I: A - E, Milan, 2011, cat. no. F1714, 551, ill.



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