Overview

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Inscription

verso in pen and brown ink, fragmentary letter written by the artist

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Pierre Jean Mariette (Lugt 1852), Paris (his sale, Paris, 15 November 1775-30 January 1776, no. 250); Maurice Marignane (Lugt 1872), Paris and Marseille; Hans M. Calmann [1899-1982], London; Curtis O. Baer [1898-1976], Atlanta; by descent to Dr. and Mrs. George O. Baer; gift to NGA, 1986.

Exhibition History

1958
Drawings from the Collection of Curtis O. Baer. The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 1958, no. 37.
1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso, the Curtis O. Baer Collection, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1985, no. 55.
1994
Nicolas Poussin, Galeries nationales d'Exposition du Grand Palais, Paris, 1994, no. 232.
2007
Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions. Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. New York, 2007-2008, no. 60 (Pierre Rosenberg, Keith Christiansen, et al.).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 54-55, 277, no. 18 (color).

Bibliography

1960
Shearman, John. "Les Dessins de Paysages de Poussin." In Actes du Colloque Nicolas Poussin. Vol. 1. Paris, 1960: 183.
1963
Friedlaender, Walter and Anthony Blunt. The Drawings of Nicolas Poussin: Catalogue raisonné. London, 1963: no. 290 (recto), no. 250 (verso), pls. 203, 222.
1969
Badt, K. Die Kunst des Nicolas Poussin. Cologne, 1969: 1:253.
1994
Rosenberg, Pierre, and Louis-Antoine Prat. Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665. Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Milan: Leonardo Editore, 1994, 1: xx, 680, under no. 351, no. 365.
1996
Clayton, Martin. Review of Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665. Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Burlington Magazine 138, no. 1120 (July 1996): 469.

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