DAY & FABER master drawings


DAY & FABER master drawings

    Daniel Dumonstier (Paris 1574 - Paris 1646)

    Portrait of Pierre Le Hayer du Perron


    black and red chalk heightened with white and washes
    inscribed by the artist upper right: ” fait ce 25 doctobre 1634/ par D Dumonstier”
    inscribed by a latter hand: “ portrait du sieur/ duperron”
    152 cm x 143 mm


    Coll Gosjean-Maupin, France
    Coll. M et Mme L
    Their sale, Paris 15/03/1989 lot n.18 ( sold 550 000 francs to Ian Woodner)
    Coll. Ian Woodner, New York
    His sale, London, Christies, 7/07/1992 lot n.46
    Thomas Leclaire Kunsthandel, Hamburg
    Private collection, San Francisco
    Private collection, France


    J.P. Cuzin, ”Les freres Le Nain: le mystere des portraits”, Hommage a Michel Laclotte, Paris,1994,p.489 repr. n.564
    Daniel Lecoeur. Daniel Dumonstier - 1574-1646, Paris, Arthena, 2006, p.155, repr.n.165


    Pierre Le Hayer du Perron (Alencon,1603-1678) was a politician, a member of the Academy of Caen and a poet who wrote among other things a poem to the glory of the King Louis XIII in 1635 which was illustrated with engravings by Abraham Bosse after Dumonstier.

    Portrait of Pierre Le Hayer du Perron