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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.582
People
Sébastien Bourdon, French (Montpellier 1616 - 1671 Paris)
Title
The Death of Jezabel
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1660
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/295078
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalks, brown ink and wash, black ink, gray wash on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in black ink
Dimensions
22 x 34.6 cm (8 11/16 x 13 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: lower left: (L.2073)
Provenance
Valette; sale, Vaugirard (Seine), 27 March 1858, possibly lot 28; sale, Paris, Drouot, 4-7 April 1900, lot 51; Charles Saunier; unidentified collector's mark (their mark, L.1529); Fogg Art Museum, 1984, inv. no. 1984.582
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Melvin R. Seiden Fund and Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.582
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Pierre Rosenberg, French Master Drawings of the 17th & 18th Centuries in North American Collections / Dessins français du 17ème & du 18ème siècles des collections américaines, exh. cat., Secker & Warburg (London, 1972-1973), under cat. no. 18, p. 141

John Richardson, ed., The Collection of Germain Seligman: Paintings, Drawings and Works of Art, E. V. Thaw & Co., Artemis S.A., and David Carritt Ltd. (New York, Luxembourg, and London, 1979), cat. no. 7, n.p., repr.

Jacques Thuillier and Corinne Maisant, Sébastien Bourdon, 1616-1671: catalogue critique et chronologique de l’oeuvre complet, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 2000), cat. no. 325, p. 437, repr.

Louis-Antoine Prat and Laurence Lhinares, La collection Chennevieres: quatre siècles de dessins français, Musée du Louvre (Paris, 2007), cat. no. 680, pp. 395-96, 761, repr.

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XVIIe siècle, Somogy Éditions d'Art (Paris, 2013), pp. 350, 649, fig. 833, repr. (as possibly Sébastien Bourdon)

Exhibition History

Sébastien Bourdon, 1616-1671, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 07/07/2000 - 10/15/2000

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