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Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin
Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette Crowned by Love

dK588
1296
1775
red chalk, black chalk, pen and black and gray ink with watercolor and gouache, heightened with white gouache on laid paper
Drawing
17.2 x 22.6 cm (6 3/4 x 8 7/8 in)
Marquis de Castelbajac. [1] Baron Roger Portalis [d. 1921], Paris (Lugt 2232; sale, Paris, Hotel Drouot, 13-14 March 1887, no. 181, as from Castelbajac: ce Dessin provient de la vente du marquis de Castelbajac). Richard Owen, Paris; Purchased 1940 by Samuel H. Kress, New York; gift 1963 to the National Gallery of Art. [1] According to Portalis sale catalogue it was owned by Castelbajac. However, no information could be found on this previous owner, nor on his sale.
1963.15.29
588
B-22395
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