Fête Champêtre, between 1709 and 1710

  • French
  • Bernard Picart, French, 1673-1733

Pen and black ink and gray wash, with white, on blue laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 18 1/8 × 26 3/8 inches (46 × 67 cm)

Gift of James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Men
  • Women
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Wash (technique)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, in purple ink, lower right, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in pencil, vertically, on mount, verso, upper right: [illegible] Inscribed, on mount, verso, upside down, center right: vente de le Marquis de F[?]


Marquis de F. J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA); May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 474 (as by Picart). 1894, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1894-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 328-329, no. A80.

Rights Status

French; after Bernard Picart, Fête Champêtre, between 1709 and 1710, pen and black ink and gray wash, with white, on blue laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James E. Scripps, 94.3SDR190.