Antoine Watteau

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Antoine Watteau
1684-1721
Seated Young Woman
ca. 1716
Black, red, and white chalk on buff paper.
10 x 6 3/4 inches (254 x 171 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
I, 278a
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Sarah Ann James, London; probably her sale, London, Christie's, 22-23 June 1891; Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; from whom purchased in 1911 by J. Pierpont Morgan (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
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Watermark: none visible through lining.
This drawing was etched by François Boucher in "Figures de différents caractères, de paysages et d'études" (as no. 214), a compendium of 103 prints after Watteau's drawings published as tribute to the artist soon after his death.

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