Isaac de Moucheron
Imaginary Italianate Garden with Four Figures and Two Dogs
Pen and brown and gray ink, watercolor, over black chalk, on paper.
8 15/16 x 13 3/8 inches (226 x 339 mm)
Purchased on the Sunny Crawford von Bulow Fund 1978.
Signed and dated at lower center on pedestal base of the stairway, in pen and brown ink, "Moucheron / Fecit 1743".
A. Moriau, Belgian officer (Lugt 1829 and 1853); his sale, Paris, Vignères, 11-12 March 1858, lot 186; Yvonne Tan Bunzl, London; acquired from E.V. Thaw and Co, New York.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 280-281.
Moriau, A., former owner.
Bunzl, Yvonne Tan, former owner.