Antoine Watteau

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Antoine Watteau
1684-1721
Three Studies of a Child Wearing a Cap
Red chalk counterproof on paper.
13 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches (334 x 217 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 89
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The lower head was engraved by Pierre Filloeul for the "Livre de différent caractères de têtes", Paris, 1734.
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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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