Three Views of a Military Drummer

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French (Valenciennes 1684 - 1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Three Views of a Military Drummer
18th century
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in black ink, laid down on off-white card
15.5 x 19.5 cm (6 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of John S. Newberry
, 1964.14
Agnes Mongan, Great Drawings of All Time [vol. 3: French], ed. Ira Moskowitz Shorewood Publishers Inc. (New York, NY, 1962), no. 681, repr. (color)

Debora Mayer, "Technical Examination of Red Chalk", (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, July 1982), Unpublished, pp. 1-33 passim

Pierre Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat, Antoine Watteau 1684-1721: Catalogue raisonné des dessins, Leonardo Arte (Milan, 1996), vol. 1, no. 210, repr.; under no. 20, fig. 20b

Suzanne Boorsch and John Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT, 2006), under cat. no. 62, fig. 62A