Some of the new acquisitions in the year 2007:

François Boucher (Paris 1703-1770 Paris)
Ruins partly used as a farm, ca. 1760
Black chalk, gray wash and stumping, on blue paper, heightened with white chalk and black pastel. – 230 × 355 mm.
inv. no. 2007-T.21

Exhibition: New York (Frick Collection) & Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, no. 13.

Bibliography: J.-F. Méjanès, ‘A Spontaneous Feeling for Nature. French Eighteenth-Century Landscape Drawings’, Apollo, vol. 104 (1976), nos. 176-177, pp. 138-139, ill. 5; C. Bailey e.a., Watteau to Degas: French Drawings from the Frits Lugt Collection, cat. exh. New York (Frick Collection) & Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, pp. 59-61 (no. 13).

Provenance: Jean-Baptiste Glomy (ca. 1720-1786), Paris (Lugt 1085 & Suppl.); Jean-Paul de Meulemeester, Brussels; private collection, Paris, 1975.



Théodore Géricault (Rouen 1791-1824 Paris)
Wood landscape with figures and a cow
Pencil. – 127 x 204 mm.
Verso, below, upside down, in pencil: Bas Breau 10 mai
inv. no. 2007-T.13

Provenance: L.J.A. Coutan (1779-1830), Paris (Lugt 464; sale Paris, Escribe-Haro, 16-17 December 1889); Nikos Dikeos (1896 or 1899 Nicosia, Cyprus – 1987 Lyon), Lyon (not in Lugt).

Exhibition : New York (Frick Collection) & Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, no. 40.

Bibliography: C. Bailey e.a., Watteau to Degas: French Drawings from the Frits Lugt Collection, cat. exh. New York (Frick Collection) & Paris (Institut Néerlandais), 2009-2010, pp. 127-129 (no. 40).



Mughal, third quarter 17th century
Group Shivite ascetics seated under a tree near a cistern
Gouache heightened with gold. – 202 × 147 mm; 389 × 284 mm (album page).
inv. no. 2007-T.24

Provenance: Warren Hastings (1732-1818) (Governor of Bengal 1772-74 and first British Governor-General of India 1774-1785[?]) (Daylesford Oxfordshire, Farebrother Clark and Lye, 22 August 1853, no. 879, part of an album); Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart. (London, Sotheby, 26 November 1968, no. 393, repr.); Mr. Cripps (London, Sotheby, 14 December 1987, no. 4, repr.); Sven Gahlin, London; private collection, Paris.

This work originates from an album with 40 miniatures collected by Warren Hastings, later in the collection of Sir Thomas Philips; dismantled on his auction.



Jan Harmensz. Muller (Amsterdam 1571-1628 Amsterdam)
Adoration of the Magi
Engraving. – 353 × 441 mm.
inv. no. 2007-P.2

Provenance: Paul Prouté (1887-1981), Paris; donation from the Prouté family in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Institut Néerlandais, January 2007.

Exhibition: Paris (Institut Néerlandais) & Amsterdam (Museum het Rembrandthuis) 2010, no. 50.

Bibliography: J. P. Filedt Kok, ‘Jan Harmensz. Muller as Printmaker – 1’, Print Quarterly, XI (1994), 3, pp. 223-264 (in particular pp. 241-244); Id., The Muller Dynasty, vol. II, Rotterdam 1999 (The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts 1450-1700), no. 2, state non described; H. Buijs e.a., Un Cabinet particulier. Les Estampes de la Collection Frits Lugt, cat. exh. Paris (Institut Néerlandais) & Amsterdam (Museum het Rembrandthuis) 2010, pp. 214-216 (no. 50).

 
 
James McNeill Whistler (Lowell 1834 - 1903 Londen)
Rotherhithe, 1860
Etching and drypoint on Japanese paper. – 276 x 200 mm.
inv. no. 2007-P.85

Exhibition: Paris (Institut Néerlandais) & Amsterdam (Museum het Rembrandthuis) 2010, no. 75.

Bibliography: E.G. Kennedy, The etched Work of Whistler, New York 1910, no. 66 III/III; R.S. Blok in H. Buijs e.a., Un Cabinet particulier. Les Estampes de la Collection Frits Lugt, cat. exh. Paris (Institut Néerlandais) & Amsterdam (Museum het Rembrandthuis) 2010, pp. 318-321 (no. 75).