Theatre Scene (recto); Lingerie Boutique and Conversation (verso)

Theatre Scene (recto); Lingerie Boutique and Conversation (verso)

c. 1765-75

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Gabriel de Saint-Aubin

(French, 1724-1780)

Pen and brown ink, black crayon and pink wash on laid paper (recto); pen and brown ink on laid paper (verso)

Sheet: 21.7 x 17 cm (8 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2019.256

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Because of Gabriel de Saint-Aubin’s focus on social events and contemporary culture, his drawings are considered important records of eighteenth-century Parisian life.

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Gabriel de Saint-Aubin was known for his distinctively sketchy style and interest in depicting performances such as dance and theater, the subjects seen here. The artist developed a distinctive composite style of sketching, and this work exemplifies his practice of covering both sides of a sheet of paper with diverse images in varying media.

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