Achille-Etna Michallon (French, Paris 1796–1822 Paris)
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
12 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (31.8 x 36.8 cm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Not on view
[John Lishawa, London, until 1996; consigned to Didier Aaron, Inc., New York; sold through Didier Aaron to Thaw]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (1996–2009)
New York. Didier Aaron. "Exhibition of Landscapes, Including 'Neo-Classique & En Plein Air Paysages'," May 1996, no. 39 (as "Trees in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris").
New York. Pierpont Morgan Library. "The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994," September 27, 2002–January 19, 2003, not in catalogue.
New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Trees: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection," November 24, 2015–July 10, 2016, no catalogue.
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 135, no. 100, ill. (color), calls it "Trees in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris," and dates it about 1812–15.
Artist: Achille-Etna Michallon (French, Paris 1796–1822 Paris)Date: 1819Medium: Brush and brown wash over traces of black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.Accession: 1978.271On view in:Not on view