The Expulsion of the Jesuits (Double sided drawing, preparatory drawings II and III for the etching)

mid-18th century
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (French, 1724–1780)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.1 x 21.27 cm (7 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.615

Medium or Technique

II (Recto)- graphite pencil, pen and ink III (Verso) - pen, brush and gray wash over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Preparatory Drawing II and III. II (verso of III) The scales are now small and in the right and left upper corners. Composition in the same direction as etching. III-The composition completed as in etching and reversed. Pen, brush and gray wash over pencil.

Provenance

Sold London, Sotheby's, 17 February 1960, lot 37; Heinrich Eisemann (1890-1972, Frankfurt and London); from whom purchased by MFA, 7 June 1961.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund