Oh! C'est Bien Ça!

1802
Carle Vernet (French, 1758–1836)


Dimensions

Overall: 35.2 x 57.3cm (13 7/8 x 22 9/16 in.) Framed: 56.8 x 77.5 cm (22 3/8 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2607

Medium or Technique

Black ink and watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Possibly study for Levachez aquatint, Dayot, C.Vernet, Paris, 1925, no.57.

Inscription

Lower left: C. Vernet 1802.

Provenance

L. Decloux; Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 14-15 February 1898, lot 161; G. Mühlbacher; Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 15-18 May 1899, lot 303; Marquis de Biron; June 1914, lot 345; Prince Constantin Radziwill; Adolphe Le Goupy (dealer), Paris; Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection