Antoine Watteau

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Antoine Watteau
Landscape with Water
Red chalk on paper.
9 5/16 x 13 7/16 inches (236 x 342 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 90

Watermark: gauntlet with four-petaled flower; letters R and G with heart in cartouche.
This drawing is on the verso of Watteau's "Thirteen Figures" (Acc. No. I, 278).
Formerly attributed to Claude Gillot.

Tiffin and Riggall (according to Parker and Mathey); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Gillot, Claude, 1673-1722, Formerly attributed to.
Tiffin, former owner.
Riggall, Edward, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 90.
Pierre Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat, "Antoine Watteau, 1684-1721. Catalogue raisonné des dessins", 3 volumes, Milan, 1996, I, p. 32, no. 18, recto and verso repr.

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