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The Prix de Rome Winners of 1817: Léon Cogniet, Achille Michallon and Antoine Garnaud

Artist:
Léon Cogniet (French, Paris 1794–1880 Paris)
Sitter:
Portrait of Léon Cogniet (French, Paris 1794–1880 Paris)
Sitter:
Portrait of Achille-Etna Michallon (French, Paris 1796–1822 Paris)
Sitter:
Portrait of Antoine Garnaud (French, 1796–1861)
Date:
1817
Medium:
Graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 5/16 x 6 13/16 in. (18.5 x 17.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Renée Sacks Bequest, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.153
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed in graphite, lower center: L. Cogniet Michallon Garnaud; at top left: no 1; stamped in red ink, upper right: TJ [in a circle]. The back sheet is inscribed at lower left in pen and ink and graphite: Tony Joannot [?]; in graphite at the bottom: Cogniet fit plusieurs portraits de Michallon (dessin en 1818 à Rome…peinture). The overmat is inscribed in pen and ink: LEON COGNIET / 1817 / Les prix de Rome de 1817 / Léon Cogniet / peintre / 1794–1880 / Achille Michallon / paysagiste / 1796–1822 / Antoine Garnaud /architecte / 1796–1861
Tony Johannot (French, Offenbach 1803–1852 Paris)(?); Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris
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