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Design for an Arabesque with Cupid and Psyche

Artist:
Circle of Claude Gillot (French, Langres 1673–1722 Paris)
Date:
1720–40
Medium:
Pen and gray ink, brush and gray wash
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 8 5/16 in. (31.8 x 21.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.513.38
Not on view
Marking: At lower right corner, collector's mark of Alfred Beurdeley (1847-1919) (Lugt 421).
Alfred Beurdeley his sale, May 31, 1920, lot 132, as Gillot; A. Decour?; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.; Edgar Kaufman (London); Sullivan Kaufman (British, 1908–1998); Vendor: Wynne R.H. Jeudwine (British, 1920–1984)purchased in London
Sullivan Kaufman, George Knox Fantastic and Ornamental Drawings: A Selection of Drawings from the Kaufman Collection Exh. cat. Portsmouth College of Art and Design. Portsmouth, 1969, cat. no. 16.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 112, pp. 188-198, ill.



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