Portraits of Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel (1727-1794), Bishop of Paris in 1792-93, and Pierre-Gaspard Chaumette (1763-1794), Procurator of the Commune in 1792, sketched on the way to the guillotine, April 12, 1794., baron Dominique Vivant Denon (French, Givry 1747–1825 Paris), Black chalk

Portraits of Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel (1727-1794), Bishop of Paris in 1792-93, and Pierre-Gaspard Chaumette (1763-1794), Procurator of the Commune in 1792, sketched on the way to the guillotine, April 12, 1794.

Artist:
baron Dominique Vivant Denon (French, Givry 1747–1825 Paris)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
6 7/16 x 4 1/4 in. (16.4 x 10.8 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.119.8c
Not on view
Lady Shelley-Rolls , her sale, Christie's London, December 5, 1961, lot 74.; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 4.

1789: French Art During the Revolution. Exh. cat. Edited by Alan Wintermute, Colnaghi, New York, New York, October 10-November 22, 1989, cat. no. 15c, pp. 142ff., 145, ill.

Pierre Rosenberg, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey Dominique-Vivant Denon: L'oeil de Napoléon. Exh. cat., Paris, Musée du Louvre, 20 octobre 1999-17 janvier 2000. Paris, 1999, cat. no. 58, p. 98.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 98c, pp. 226-229, ill.

Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey "Quelques têtes de révolutionnaires par Denon (1747-1825)." Revue du Louvre. Paris, 2003, fig. no. 1, p. 53, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017, 463-64.