Standard Bearer (M. Barbault)

1748
Circle Of Joseph-Marie Vien (French, 1716–1809)


Dimensions

Sheet: 54.2 x 41.3 cm (21 5/16 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.619

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Jean Barbault was a French painter who became a pensioner in 1749, but participated in the carnival masquerade of 1748 dressed as a cadi or officer of the Sultan’s guards. Barbault himself was commissioned to make paintings of the participants in the masquerade. Self-portrait in the Cini collection, Venice.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: fleur-de-lis

Provenance

[J. B. Dumas]; G. Haumont; 1961, Galerie de Bayser; John Goelet, Amblainville (Oise) France; 1962, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 6, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of the John Goelet Foundation