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Jacques-Philippe Caresme

Peasants in a tavern

Jacques-Philippe Caresme

Jacques-Philippe Caresme

Peasants in a tavern

Peasants in a tavern

Jacques-Philippe Caresme

Paris 1734 - 1796

Peasants in a tavern


Point of the brush and brown wash and watercolor, heightened with white, within brown ink framing lines;

signed and dated on the table, lower right: ph Caresme / 1780 and bears an old numbering to the mount, verso: No. 3

203 by 246 mm; 8 by 9¾ in

Laid down on an old mount. There are some small stains and signs of surface dirt throughout. The medium remains predominantly fresh and the image strong.


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Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 22 March 1995, lot 18
A.L. Clark et al.Mastery & Elegance, Two Centuries of French drawings from the collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (and Toronto, Paris, Edinburgh, New York and Los Angeles), 1998-2000, p. 412, no. A.57