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DAY & FABER master drawings

    François Le Moyne (Paris 1688 - Paris 1737)

    A young man pouring a glass of wine

    Description:

    study for the valet pouring wine in The Hunt Breakfast, Museo de Arte, Sao Paolo
    executed in 1723
    red chalk
    245 x 160 mm.

    Provenance:

    Houppe Collection, Paris (as Watteau)
    Private Collection, Paris

    J. Wilhelm, François Le Moyne and Antoine Watteau, Art Quarterly, Autumn 1951, p. 223-225, reproduced figure 4.
    Per Bjurström, Drawings in Swedish Public Collections, vol 4., French Drawings, Eighteenth Century, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 1982, cited under no. 1054.
    Jean-Luc Bordeaux, François Le Moyne and his Generation, Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1984, p. 152, no. D54, fig 182. Also mentioned p. 88 under no. 38 and p.152 under D55.
    Jacob Bean (with the assistance of Lawrence Turcic), 15th – 18th Century French Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, p. 154, cited under no. 166.

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    A young man pouring a glass of wine