5 December 2006
X. Guillerot (active Paris 1672-1680)
A landscape with a castle and water seen between trees
with inscription 'dessin de Guillerot élève de Seb. Bourdon à Rome:' on the mount
black chalk, pen and black ink
8 x 10 5/8 in. (205 x 269 mm.)
C. Rogers (L. 624), his mount (?).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, 16 February 1921, lot 130.
Purchased from Neumayr, 26 February 1921 (22s.6d.).
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M. Roethlisberger, 'Dessins de Barrière et de Guillerot', Gazette des Beaux-Arts, April 1987, CIX, p. 148.
Guillerot was a pupil of Jacques Fouquières and assistant to Sebastian Bourdon, with whom he worked on the decoration of the Tuilleries in Paris.
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