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Mexican Sacrifice to the God of Hunting

Artist:
Bernard Picart (French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam)
Date:
1722
Medium:
Pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of graphite and red chalk, heightened with white. Contours incised. Verso reddened for transfer.
Dimensions:
5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (14.9 x 20.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of James Hazen Hyde, 1959
Accession Number:
1974.206
Not on view
Signature: In pen and brown ink at lower left margin: "B Picart f 1722".
James Hazen Hyde (American, New York 1876–1959); Donor: Estate of James Hazen Hyde (American, New York 1876–1959)
Bean and Turcic 1986.238
Hugh Honour The European Vision of America. Exh. cat. Cleveland, 1975, cat. no. 172, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 238, p. 213, ill.



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