Some of the new acquisitions in the year 2004:

Achille-Etna Michallon (Paris 1796-1822 Paris)
View of the Vatican from the South-East
Graphite pencil, brush and brown ink. – 262 × 401 mm
Acquired January 6, 2004; inv. no. 2004-T.2



Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (Montauban 1780-1867 Paris)
Portrait of Julie Forestier, 1806 (detail)
Graphite pencil, heightened with watercolor and white gouache on transfer paper, mounted on board; oval framing lines in graphite. – 90 × 72 mm
At lower right, inscribed in graphite pencil: J.I. [?].
Acquired October 18, 2004; inv. no. 2004-T.32
 
Exhibition: Paris (École des Beaux-Arts), 1874, no. 413 ; New York (Frick Collection) and Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, no. 39
 
Bibliography: Eric Bertin, ‘Premier état de supplément au catalogue Hans Naef de portraits dessinés d’Ingres’, in Bulletin du musée Ingres, no. 73 (April 2001), p. 27-29, repr. ; Susan Galassy in Watteau to Degas : French Drawings from the Frits Lugt Collection, exh. cat. New York (Frick Collection) Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, p. 125-127, 242-243 (n° 39)



Pierre Prudon, dit Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (Cluny 1758-1823 Paris)
The Cellist, half-length, three-quarter back view, turned toward the left, 1777-78
Pen and black ink, gray wash over graphite; framing lines in pen and gray ink and brown ink. – 282 × 436 mm.
Verso, on mount: preliminary sketch of cellist in graphite
Acquired November 23, 2004; inv. no. 2004-T.35
 
Provenance: Jean-Baptiste-Anne-Geneviève Gagnaire, Baron de Joursanvault, Beaune, by bequest of the artist ; M. Tainturier; Mme. Tainturier; Dr. Roux; Alexandre Dumas fils (1824-1895) (sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 2-3 March 1896, no. 114, to Anatole France for 580 francs); Anatole-François Thibault, called Anatole France (1844-1924), Paris and Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (sale Paris, ca. 1939); private collection, France ; Galerie Les Autographes, Paris
 
Exhibition: Paris (École des Beaux-Arts), 1874, no. 413 ; New York (Frick Collection) Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, no. 33
 
Bibliography: Eudoxe & Camille Marcille, Exposition des œuvres de Prud’hon au profit de sa fille, Paris 1874, no. 413; Jean Guiffrey, L’œuvre de P.-P. Prud’hon, Paris 1924, no. 1016 (Le baron de Joursanvault); Sylvain Laveissière, Prud’hon ou le rêve du bonheur, exh. cat. Paris (Galeries nationales du Grand Palais) & New York (Metropolitan Museum of Art) 1997-1998; Susan Galassy in Watteau to Degas: French Drawings from the Frits Lugt Collection, exh. cat. New York (Frick Collection) Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, p. 107-109, 233-234 (no. 32)



David Young Cameron (Glasgow 1865-1945 Perth)
‘Thermae of Caracalla’
Etching and dry point; printed with plate tone on Japanese paper. – 275 × 428 mm
Signed at lower right in the margin in pencil: D.Y Cameron.
Acquired April 24, 2004; inv. no. 2004-P.19
 
Bibliography: Frank Rinder, D.Y. Cameron. An illustrated catalogue of his etchings and dry-points, 1887-1932, Glasgow 1932, nr. 470.

 
 
Charles-François Daubigny (Paris 1817-1878 Paris)
Illustrated autograph letter, to Adolphe-Victor Geoffroy-Dechaume (1816-1892), dated 28 October 1857, in Mantes
Acquired September 30, 2004; inv. no. 2004-A.597
 
This autograph is part of an important ensemble of letters written by Daubigny (2004-A.569/616), most of them addressed to his friend the sculptor Geoffroy-Dechaume; a number of which are illustrated with drawings in brown ink.