Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.202
People
Jean-Joseph-Xavier Bidauld, French (Carpentras 1758 - 1846 Montmorency)
Title
Italian Landscape
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1789
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364455
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on paper, mounted to board
Dimensions
11.6 × 42.5 cm (4 9/16 × 16 3/4 in.)
board: 12.4 × 43.2 cm (4 7/8 × 17 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower right, blue chalk or crayon: 7851
  • inscription: verso, lower right, pink chalk: 23
  • stamp: verso, lower right, black ink, circle: [edge of circle:] DOUANES FRANÇAIS [center:] RE[illegible text] / de Paris / Nord
  • label: verso, center, partial: A / es de teules especes toiles / s de tous gevier, foi [illegible] ch / Artistes Nou [illegible] leuv / pour
  • label: verso, left, round, handwritten, black ink: 91 [underlined]
  • seal: verso, red wax: red wax seal showing a heart pierced with two arrows on a ribbed shield surmounted by a coronet
Provenance
Probably the artist's estate, probably sold [through Hôtel des Ventes Mobilières, Paris, March 25-26, 1847, possibly under lot 60, "39 Etudes de ciel, eau et sites dont on ne peut désigner les lieux,"]. Frederick J. Cummings (1933-1990), Detroit, sold; to [Shepherd Gallery, New York, 1984], sold; to Victor Carlson, 1985, bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Victor I. Carlson
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.202
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Descriptions
Description
Possibly a view of the Sabine Mountains
Publication History

French Nineteenth Century Paintings, Drawings, Pastels, Watercolors and Oil Sketches: Recent Acquisitions, exh. cat., Shepherd Gallery (New York, 1985), cat. no. 11, illus.

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu