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Curlews and Ducks

Artist:
Nicolas Robert (French, Langres 1614–1685 Paris)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
8 15/16 x 7 5/16 in. (22.7 x 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Carl L. Selden Gift, in memory of Carl L. Selden, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.390
Not on view
Signature: Monogrammed in pen and dark brown ink at lower right: "NR"
Private Collection, England; Vendor: Morton Morris & Co., London
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 24, 2005–April 24, 2005.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, New York, 1985, p. 26.

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. 271, p. 239, ill.

Madeline Pinault, Philip Sturgess The Painter as Naturalist from Dürer to Redouté. Paris, 1991, p. 170, footnote.

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