16 April 1997
French School, 18th Century
Pierre-Jean-Baptiste Chardin copying a Drawing
with inscription 'Etude faittes d'après Mr. chardin le fils a l'étude dans la jeunesse'
red chalk counterproof
243 x 193 mm.
Fauquier; Christie's, 23 January 1819, lot 47 (as Chardin, unsold at 3 gns).
Fauquier; Christie's, 17 June 1820, lot 77 (4 gns)
Nicos Dhikeos (his mark, not in Lugt).
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According to the inscription the drawing depicts the son of Chardin, Pierre-Jean-Baptiste (1731-c.1768) who won the Prix de Rome in 1754.
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