29 January 2009
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.)
With Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1948, no. 262.
With Galerie Cailleux, Paris, 1984, no. 64.
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