Pierre-Charles Trémolières

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Pierre-Charles Trémolières
1703-1739
The Golden Age
Black and white chalk, with some brown wash, on blue paper; laid down.
18 1/4 x 20 inches (463 x 508 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 102

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Inscribed on mat, in pen and brown ink, at lower left, "Tremolière"; on verso of old mount, "Une Venus avec les Compagnes dans un jardin, par Tremoliere".
Collector's mark on original mount, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (Lugt 118).

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George, Duke of Cambridge (son of Adolphus Frederick); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 28 November 1904; 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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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 102, repr.

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Adolphus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1774-1850, former owner.
George, Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1819-1904, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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