Jean Victor Bertin (French, Paris 1767–1842 Paris)
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
15 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (39.7 x 52.4 cm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): J. V. Bertin 1835
sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 25, 2000, no. 105A, as "Deer in a Wooded Clearing," for $29,500; [Bob P. Haboldt & Co., New York]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (by 2002–9)
New York. Pierpont Morgan Library. "The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994," September 27, 2002–January 19, 2003, not in catalogue.
New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Trees: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection," November 24, 2015–July 10, 2016, no catalogue.
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 103, no. 4, ill. (color), calls it "Deer at the Edge of a Wood".
Artist: Jean Victor Bertin (French, Paris 1767–1842 Paris)Date: 1803Medium: Black chalk, gray wash, heightened with white chalk and touches of gouache, on beige paper, linedAccession: 1992.27On view in:Not on view