Pierre-Charles Trémolières

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Pierre-Charles Trémolières
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).

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.

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.