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The Infant Bacchus Entrusted to the Nymphs

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French (Les Andelys, France 1594 - 1665 Rome, Italy)
The Infant Bacchus Entrusted to the Nymphs, c. 1657
Alternate Title: The Birth of Bacchus
Drawing
French
,
17th century
Brown ink and brown wash over traces of black chalk, squared in red chalk, framing lines in brown ink, on off-white antique laid paper laid down on off-white antique laid paper
actual: 22.9 x 37.5 cm (9 x 14 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald S. Stralem
, 1958.290
Bibliography
Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 275, p. 235, repr.

Hilliard Goldfarb, From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art/Indiana University Press (Cleveland, 1989), no. 23 pp. 58-60, repr. p. 59

Pierre Rosenberg and Keith Christiansen, ed., Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions, exh. cat., ed. Pierre Rosenberg and Keith Christiansen Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press (New York, 2008), cat. no. 59, repr., p. 272

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 100, repr.

Laurence Lhinares, "Alexis-Nicolas Pérignon (1785-1864), peintre, expert, marchand et collectionneur", Revue du Louvre : la revue des musées de France (2013), Décembre, n. 5, pp. 69-78, p. 73 and repr. in color as fig. 6, p. 73

Exhibition History
Five Colleges Roman Baroque Festival, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, 04/04/1974 - 04/28/1974; Mead Art Museum, Amherst, 04/07/1974 - 04/30/1974
From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawings from the 17th Century, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 12/13/1989 - 01/28/1990; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/1990 - 04/08/1990; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 05/06/1990 - 06/17/1990
HAA 10 Survey Course: The Western Tradition, Art Since the Renaissance, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/08/2008 - 04/06/2008
Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 02/12/2008 - 05/11/2008, 59
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 2), Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 10/23/2008 - 11/16/2008
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 09 Rotation 2), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/16/2009 - 11/08/2009
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