Recto: A quack doctor selling his wares in the open air
Verso: A quack doctor seated on a stage, selling his wares, with four other figures and a monkey

Details

  • Title

    Recto: A quack doctor selling his wares in the open air Verso: A quack doctor seated on a stage, selling his wares, with four other figures and a monkey

  • Artist/maker

    Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684 - 1721)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1708
  • Material and technique

    red chalk on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 17.7 x 22.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.128

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 554

Rosenberg, Pierre, Prat, Louis-Antoine, Antoine Watteau, 1684-1721. Catalogue raisonné des dessins (Paris, 1996), 19

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 832

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