Antoine Watteau

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Antoine Watteau
1684-1721
Thirteen Figure Sketches
Red chalk on paper.
9 5/16 x 13 7/16 inches (236 x 342 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 278

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Tiffin and Riggall (according to Parker and Mathey); 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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Watermark: gauntlet with four-petaled flower; letters R and G with heart between in cartouche.
This drawing is on the recto of Watteau's "Landscape" (Acc. No. III, 90).
Formerly attributed to Claude Gillot.

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