Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, pale blue, yellow, and pink watercolor and white heightening over preliminary drawing in pencil and black chalk.
32 3/16 x 16 3/4 in. (81.8 x 42.5 cm)
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Not on view
Signature: Signed at the lower right in brown ink: C. Natoire f.
Marking: Three sketches on the backing sheet by another artist, probably Italian.
Probably Natoire sale, Paris, 14 December 1778, lot 93; private collection, Paris, 1948(?); sale, Paris, 1954 (?), lot 42, ill., sale, Sotheby's, London, 20 July 1960, lot 44 (to Colnaghi); [P. and D. Colnaghi, London] (D2468OAX). Acquired by Robert Lehman from Colnaghi in 1960.
Perrin Stein, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey, Eunice Williams, Kelsey Brosnan. Fragonard--Drawing Triumphant. Exh. cat., New York, 2016.
Louis-Antoine Prat. Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017.
Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)Date: 1759Medium: Red chalk, pen and brown ink, gray wash, over traces of black chalk for the figures and animals, heightened with white. Sheet composed of three sections joined together horizontally.Accession: 1975.131.120On view in:Not on view
Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)Date: 1760Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, watercolor, heightened with white, over black and red chalkAccession: 65.65On view in:Gallery 691
Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)Date: 18th centuryMedium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white over black chalk.Accession: 1977.130On view in:Not on view