recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.803
People
Jean-Pierre Norblin de la Gourdaine, French (Misy-Fault-Yonne 1745 - 1830 Paris)
Previously attributed to Jacques-Louis David, French (Paris 1748 - 1825 Brussels)
Title
Study for "The Oath of the Tennis Court" (recto and verso)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1804-1805
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297610
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brush and pale and dark gray wash over black chalk on white laid paper. Verso: brush and brown and pale and dark gray wash over black chalk
Dimensions
29 x 44 cm (11 7/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.803
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Harold Joachim, The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL, 1974), p. 114

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 287, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), fig. 24 (recto; color), fig. 25 (verso; color), p. 29

Exhibition History

Landmarks of World Art and Architecture, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013

32Q: 2220 18th-19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/13/2016 - 01/05/2017

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