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Charles Parrocel (Paris 1688-1752)
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Charles Parrocel (Paris 1688-1752)

A horse and rider, with two subsidiary studies of the stirrup (recto); Studies of a hand and outstretched arm (verso)

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Charles Parrocel (Paris 1688-1752)
A horse and rider, with two subsidiary studies of the stirrup (recto); Studies of a hand and outstretched arm (verso)
with inscription 'Parrocel'
red, black and white chalk, on buff paper
9½ x 14 1/8 in. (24 x 36 cm.)
Provenance
Charles-Philippe, marquis de Chennevières (L. 2072)
E. Rodrigues (L. 897).
Literature
probably L.-A. Prat and L. Lhinares, La collection Chennevières. Quatre siècles de dessins français, Paris, 2007, p. 498, no. 1090 ('Selle de harnais de guerre; à la pierre noire et à la sanguine, reghauts de blanc').
Exhibited
possibly, Alençon, Musée, Dessins de de la collection du Mis. de Chennevières-Pointel, 1857, no. 101.
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Lot Essay

A study for the Equestrian Portrait of King Louis XV at Versailles (1724), painted jointly with Jean-Baptiste van Loo. Parrocel was responsible for the horse, which explains the focus of the drawing on the intricate trappings of the saddle. A study for the entire composition was sold in these Rooms, 7 July 1992, lot 228.

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