The Expulsion of the Jesuits (preparatory drawing for the etching)

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 17.5 cm (4 13/16 x 6 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

61.614

Medium or Technique

Brush and gray wash, pencil, pen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Preparatory Drawing I. The circular medallions are treated as scales; composition is in the same dirctions as the etching.

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