Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin

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Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin
1724-1780
Momus
1752
Red and black chalk, with white chalk, on paper.
13 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches (353 x 242 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1954.9
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Inscribed, probably by the artist, "Recue[il] / de / Déguisem[ents] / du Bal de / Saint Cloud / 1752 / Ds. Gl de Saint Aubin".
Watermark: Letters in cartouche "I(heart)MARCHEVAL MOYEN" above "AUVERGNE" in separate cartouche.

Provenance: 
Gilbert Levy; David David-Weill, Neuilly, 1933; Mrs. D. Peck; Georges de Batz.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Sixth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1955, pp. 72-74.
Treasures from the Pierpont Morgan Library : Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1957, no. 103, pl. 69.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 168.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Major Acquisitions of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1924-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1974. Vol. 2: Drawings, no.28, repr.
Denison, Cara D., and Helen B. Mules, with the assistance of Jane V. Shoaf. European Drawings, 1375-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, no. 103, repr.
Denison, Cara D. French Drawings, 1550-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, no.64, repr. in color on back cover.
Denison, Cara D. French Master Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1993, no. 62, repr. in color.
From Leonardo to Pollock: Master drawings from the Morgan Library. New York: Morgan Library, 2006, cat. no. 79, p. 166-167.

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Levy, Gilbert, former owner.
David-Weill, David, 1871-1952, former owner.
Peck, D., Mrs., former owner.

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