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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    Jacques-François-Joseph Swebach-Desfontaines (Metz 1769-1823 Paris)

    Cavalry in a valley rounding up a group of peasants and their livestock

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    Jacques-François-Joseph Swebach-Desfontaines (Metz 1769-1823 Paris)
    Cavalry in a valley rounding up a group of peasants and their livestock
    signed and dated 'Sw. des fontaines/1791'
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, watercolor, heightened with white
    14 x 24½ in. (356 x 622 mm.)


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    Provenance

    With Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1948, no. 262.
    With Galerie Cailleux, Paris, 1984, no. 64.


    Exhibited

    New York, Wildenstein and Co., The Winds of Revolution, 1989, no. 57.