The Tempest, Neptune Commanding the Winds to Retreat, Venus Parting from Aeneas

about 1820-24
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (French, 1767–1824)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 20 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.22

Medium or Technique

Black chalk on greenish paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

LibI.4; Lib I. 3; Lib I.2; verso in brown ink: Donné par Girodet-Trioson. Tiré de la collection de Mr. Pannetier. Certifié J. Liénard

Provenance

1825, Artist's studio sale (on behalf of Denis Becquerel Despéaux and Rosine née Girodet) sold to Antoine-Claude Pannetier (1772-1859), Paris. By 2010, E. Chambon, Geneva; 2010, Chambon sold at Fischer Auktionen, Lucerne (June 21, 2010, lot 1360). By 2011, Emmanuel von Baeyer, London. 2012, sold by von Baeyer to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Davis and Carol Noble and from the Abbott Lawrence Fund, Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation, Alice M. Bartlett Fund, John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund, Edwin E. Jack Fund, and Arthur Mason Knapp Fund