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Allegory of the Arts

Artist:
Joseph Marie Vien (French, Montpellier 1716–1809 Paris)
Date:
1796
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, over faint black chalk underdrawing
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 5/8 x 14 1/8 in. (24.4 x 35.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein and Stephen A. Geiger Gifts, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.524
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated in pen and black ink on plaque over doorway at center left, "vien.1796."

Inscription: inscribed in pen and brown ink on mount at lower left, "vien.1798."
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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