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The Death of Seneca

Artist:
Jean Guillaume Moitte (French, Paris 1746–1810 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache on blue paper
Dimensions:
8 3/4 x 11 13/16 in. (22.2 x 30 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift in memory of Sir Anthony Lousada from his children, and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.453
Not on view
Cardinal de La Valette (French), in the late eighteenth century, according to a book plate and annotations on the back of the mount; Private Collection, Paris; Anonymous Collection, sale: Marseille, July 1998; Vendor: Galerie Jean-Marie Le Fell
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 10, 2006–July 9, 2006.

Galerie Jean-Marie Le Fell Dessins anciens. Sale cat. Paris, 2001, cat. no. 21, ill.

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