Overview

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Inscription

by later hand, lower right in red chalk: Watteau

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Possibly M. Aubert; (sale, Paris, 2 March 1786, no. 90). Émile Galichon; (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 May 1875, no. 173); Louis Galichon, Paris (Lugt 1060); (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4-9 March 1895, no. 169); Alfred Louis Lebeuf de Montgermont [1841-1918], Paris; (his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 16-19 June 1919, no. 292); Gentile di Giuseppe; Private Collection, France; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 June 1955, no. 70, as coming from the château of Haut Buc in Seine-et-Oise). Curtis O. Baer [1898-1976], New Rochelle, New York, from 1957; his son, George Baer, Atlanta and Mexico City, from 1976; (Jill Newhouse, New York, 1999); purchased 1999 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1958
Drawings from the Collection of Curtis O. Baer, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1958, no. 40.
1983
The Rococo Age: French Masterpieces of the Eighteenth Century, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1983, no. 58.
1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso, The Curtis O. Baer Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1985-1986, no. 58.

Bibliography

1875
Goncourt, Edmond de. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, dessiné, et gravé d'Antoine Watteau. Paris, 1875: under no. 682.
1957
Parker, Karl Theodore, and Jacques Mathey. Antoine Watteau: catalogue complet de son oeuvre dessiné. Paris, 1957: no. 141.
1960
Mathey, Jacques. "Drawings by Watteau and Gillot." The Burlington Magazine 102 (1960): 357.
1970
Eidelberg, Martin. "P. A. Quillard, an Assistant to Watteau." The Art Quarterly 33 (1970): 59, fig. 29.
1981
Eidelberg, Martin. "Quillard as Draughtsman." Master Drawings 19 (1981): 31, fig. 3.
1984
Roland Michel, Marianne. Watteau: Un artiste au XVIIIe siecle. Paris, 1984: 135-136, fig. 89.
1985
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. "News." The Watteau Society Bulletin 2 (1985): 44.
1987
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. The Drawings of Antoine Watteau: Stylistic Development and Problems of Chronology. Ph.D. diss., Harvard University (1987): 142-143, 148, no. 93, fig. 133.
1987
Roland Michel, Marianne. "Watteau et les 'Figures de différents caractères'" in Antoine Watteau (1684 - 1721) The Painter, His Age, and His Legend. Paris, 1987: 120 and note 4.
1996
Rosenberg, Pierre and Louis-Antoine Prat. Antoine Watteau 1684-1721. Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Milan: Leonardo Editore, 1996: no. 21.
1999
Wintermute, Alan. "Le Pèlerinage à Watteau, An Introduction to the Drawings of Watteau and His Circle." In exh. cat. Watteau and His World, French Drawings from 1700 to 1750, New York and Ottawa, 1999-2000, 38-39, fig. 35.
2000
Rosenberg, Pierre. From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David & Ingres. Princeton, 2000: 70-71, fig. 85.

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