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Drawing - Le Jeune home possedé du Diable, son nom est Buth
  • Le Jeune home possedé du Diable, son nom est Buth
    Picart, Bernard, born 1673 - died 1733
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Le Jeune home possedé du Diable, son nom est Buth

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1726 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picart, Bernard, born 1673 - died 1733 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush and pen and ink, and grey wash, over pencil, on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SD.803

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 86, shelf SC, box 28

Date

1726 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Picart, Bernard, born 1673 - died 1733 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brush and pen and ink, and grey wash, over pencil, on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated B. Picart fecit 1726, inscribed with title, blind-stamped T.L

Dimensions

Height: 16.3 cm, Width: 21.9 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `The pair [SD.803-SD.804], bt (Mrs) Kate Agius (Mrs Stone), ex Sotheby's, July 1973 £155'.

Historical context note

SD.803 and SD.804 are illustrations for the artist's Cérémonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde, Représentés par des Figures dessinées de la main de Bernard Picart, &c., 8 tom., Amsterdam, 1723-43. This image is reversed in Cérémonies, Tome Second, 1728, facing p.354, and in Histoire Générale des Cérémonies [...], Paris, 1741, Tome VI, following p.66.
The initials T.L. refer to the collection of Sir Thomas Lawrence. See Lugt, 2445. For a comparison of images in Cérémonies with those in J. Le Hay, Recueil De Cent Estampes, 1714, (plates after J.B. Vanmour), see Searight Archive. See also SD.1079, after Vanmour.

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Drawing, `Le Jeune home possedé du Diable, son nom est Buth', 1726, by Bernard Picart

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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