Description & Technical information

Drawn on the 23rd of August 1832, the present sheet is typical of Jules Coignet’s careful pencil studies of particular landscape details and motifs, some of which were used for his book. A large number of pencil drawings of this type are today in the collection of the Musée d’Art Roger-Quilliot in Clermont-Ferrand.

Medium: Pencil on buff paper
Signature: Signed with initials, dated and inscribed Près la cascade de danio(?) / JC  23 Aout. 1832 in pencil at the lower right.
Stamped with the Coignet vente stamp (Lugt 451c) at the lower right.

Dimensions: 24.4 x 31.4 cm (9⁵/₈ x 12³/₈ inches)
Provenance: The studio of the artist, Paris
The vente Coignet (‘Tableaux et études peintes, pastels, aquarelles, sépias, dessins & croquis, laissés par M. Jules Coignet’), Paris, Hôtel Drouot [Escribe], 8-12 April 1861 [lot unidentified].

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints