Antoine Watteau

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Antoine Watteau
1684-1721
The Temple of Diana
Red chalk on paper.
10 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches (267 x 362 mm.)
Purchased on the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Fund 1978.
1980.9
Provenance: 
Edmond and Jules Goncourt (Lugt 1089); their sale, Paris, 15-17 February 1897, lot 350; Camille Groult (1832-1908), Paris; Jean Groult (1868-1951), Paris; Pierre Bordeaux-Groult (1916-2007), Paris, 1957; his sale, Paris, Palais d'Orsay, 14 December 1979, no. 11, repr.
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Watermark: fragment of chaplet (close to Heawood 222).
This design was used as the basis for two engravings by Gabriel Huquier, "The Temple of Neptune" and "The Temple of Diana".

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