François Le Moyne (Paris 1688 - Paris 1737)
A young man pouring a glass of wine
study for the valet pouring wine in The Hunt Breakfast, Museo de Arte, Sao Paoloexecuted in 1723red chalk245 x 160 mm.
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.SOLD
Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Chefs-d’oeuvre des Collectiones Parisiennes, 1950, no. 161