One of a set of panels (22.225.1–.6) which probably formed a set of decoration for a room. Each panel represents two months of the year, depicting astrological signs and occupations appropriate to the seasons. November and December are represented by a hunting scene and a peasant woman stuffing sausages.
Mme Camille Lelong (until 1903; sale, no. 22) ; [ her estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit , Paris, April 27–May 1, 1903, no. 22, as by Christophe Huet ] ; [ Boudariat ] ; Eugène Kraemer , Paris ; [ Wildenstein and Co., Inc. , New York, 1922; sold to MMA ]
Artist: Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne) Date: ca. 1714Medium: Red chalk. A strip of paper 1.2 cm. in height has been added at upper margin.Accession: 80.3.524On view in:Not on view