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Chinoiserie Fantasy with Skaters and an Exotic Figure in an Iceboat

Artist:
Jean Pillement (French, Lyons 1728–1808 Lyons)
Date:
1771
Medium:
Black chalk, a little red chalk, blue and red pastel, brush and blue and red wash.
Dimensions:
24 x 15 3/4 in. (60.9 x 40 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.47
Not on view
Signature: In black chalk at lower center: "J. Pillement / 1771".
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.; Lesley and Emma Sheafer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Bean and Turcic 1986.249
Yvonne Hackenbroch, James Parker The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection: A Selective Presentation Ex. cat. New York, 1975, cat. no. 38.

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. 249, pp. 220-221, ill.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 103, pp. 169-70, ill.



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