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Title:

Sketches of a kitten

Maker:

Desportes, Alexandre Fran├žois; painter; French artist, 1661-1743

Category(s):

painting; drawing

Name:

painting

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Formerly ascribed to Jean-Baptiste Oudry

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
paper; support; buff

Technique
Description:

pale and dark grey, touched with pink and brown, oils on buff paper

Dimension(s):

height, 27.0, cm
width, 51.1, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1951-01; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

bought from the Matthiesen Gallery at the time of the exhibition French Master Drawings of the 18th Century, 1954-55 (436)

Inscription:

; upper right; 30 30 (followed by) No: 62 (in a different script); partly cut off

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 68

, Matthiesen Gallery1950. French Master Drawings of the 18th Century.London?:
no. 56, pl. VIII

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1952. Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Forty-third Annual Report, for the Year 1951.Cambridge (Cambs.):
reproduced

Accession:

Object Number: PD.1-1951
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2643; input: 2000-03-02; modified: 2018-07-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2643





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