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Title:

"Le Torrent"

Maker:

Moreau, Louis Gabriel (Moreau the elder); draughtsman; French artist, 1740-1806

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

French

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
gouache; medium
laid paper; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour and gouache on laid paper

Dimension(s):

height, 242, mm
width, 372, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1959; Biffen Fund, Messrs. Sotheby, Anonymous

Provenance:

From the collection of David Weill; Sotheby's, 10 June 1959, lot 109 (illustrated)

Acquisition Credit:

Bought from the Biffen Fund with contributions from Messrs. Sotheby and an anonymous Friend of the Fitzwilliam

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; L M
; frame, verso; white chalk; 109 (lot number)
; frame, verso; white chalk; B 9-10
; frame, verso; white chalk; p/570/71
; frame, verso; stamp; made in France
; frame, verso; stamp; Douane / Paris / Exposition; circular
; frame, verso; white label with red border, MS ink; Moreau l'Ainé / "Torrent dans / la foret
; frame, verso; white label with red border, MS ink; No. / 41
; frame, verso; label; Chenue / Embailleur / 5 Rue de la Terrasse Paris (with rubber stamped number:) 94
; frame, verso; plastic label; 33/47
; frame, verso; ink; D.W. / 33 / 47 (David Weill) (probably by Messrs. Sotheby)
; frame, verso; label; E. Bourdier, 67 Boulevard de Courcelles ... / Paris
; frame, verso; graphite; Moreau

Exhibition(s):

French Eighteenth Century Drawings in the Fitzwilliam Museum. 2000-11-14 - 2001-02-25
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 29

Documentation:

Munro, Jane A.. 2000. French Eighteenth Century Drawings in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museum
Reproduced in colour, Cat. No. 29.

Accession:

Object Number: PD.76-1959
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 6680; input: 2000-05-31; modified: 2019-08-27)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6680