11 April 2002
Attributed to Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-1721 Nogent-sur-Marne, near Paris)
Study of a gentleman, seated on the ground, looking away and to the right
125 x 90 mm.
Camille Groult, by descent to
Jean Groult, and by descent to
Pierre Bordeaux-Groult; Paris, 23 February 1978, lot 11, as Watteau (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory B-57).
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P. Rosenberg and L.-A. Prat, Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), Catalogue raisonné des dessins, Milan, 1996, III, no. R687.
Pierre Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat suggest a possible attribution to Pater.
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