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Exhibitions from 27 January to 29 April 2018
(21 December 2017)

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Georges Michel. The Sublime Landscape

Georges Michel, Stormy Landscape
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas. – 51.8 × 67 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon,
inv. 1939.6
Photograph by Alain Basset
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Georges Michel, Landscape near Chartres
Oil on panel. – 38 × 50 cm
Musée Baron Gérard, Bayeux,
inv. POO27
Photo : Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Thierry Ollivier
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Georges Michel, The Storm
Oil on canvas. – 48 × 63 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Strasbourg,
inv. 937
Photograph by M. Bertola
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Georges Michel, The Storm
Oil on panel. – 98 × 126 cm
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam,
inv. 2240
Photograph by Studio Tromp
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Georges Michel, View of the Seine with a stage-coach
Oil on paper, laid down on panel. – 60 × 79.5 cm
Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures, Paris,
inv. RF 2008-48
Photo: Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Jean-Gilles Berizzi
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Georges Michel, Bridge leading to a town
Oil on canvas. – 54.5 × 73.5 cm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris
inv. 2015-S.16
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Georges Michel, The Mill of Argenteuil, c. 1830
Oil on canvas. – 100 × 86 cm
Pau, musée des Beaux-Arts,
inv. 78.4.1
Photo: Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Benoît Touchard
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Georges Michel, View of the Louvre with the Seine
Black chalk and watercolour. – 145 × 300 mm
Sceaux, Domaine départemental de Sceaux, dépôt du musée Carnavalet, Histoire de Paris,
inv. 37.2.74 (verso)
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Georges Michel after Jacob van Ruisdael (1628/29-1682)
View of Naarden
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas. – 37 × 68 cm
Private collection
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Georges Michel, Groups of figures
Black chalk. – 90 × 160 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-T.66
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Georges Michel, Study of an Oak Tree
Black chalk, brown wash and watercolour. – 412 × 282 mm
Besançon, musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie,
inv. D.2199
Photograph by Pierre Guenat
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Georges Michel, Landscape
Charcoal. – 412 × 516 mm
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery,
inv. 1977.128.2
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Portrait Miniatures in the Fondation Custodia

Jean Petitot the Elder (Geneva 1607-1691 Vevey)
Self-portrait, 1674
Enamel on gold. – 29 × 23 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 1971-PM.3
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Attributed to Gonzales Coques (Antwerp 1614-1684 Antwerp)
Portrait of an unknown boy, c. 1650
Oil on copper, 94 × 72 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 7094
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Pascale-Sophie Kaparis
Face, 2017
Extract, optical image
© Pascale-Sophie Kaparis
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Nicolas Jacques (Jarville 1780-1844 Paris
Portrait of an unknown man, 1805
Watercolour on ivory. – 60 mm (diam.)
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-PM.4
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Samuel Cooper (Londres 1607/08-1672 London)
Portrait of Margaret Lemon, c. 1635-1637
Watercolour on vellum. – 120 × 98 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 395
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Georg Andreas Wolfgang the Younger (Augsburg 1703-1745 Gotha)
Portrait of Francesco Maria Niccolò Gabburri, 1727
Watercolour on ivory. – 128 × 98 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2008-PM.1
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Pierre-Louis-Adolphe Labroue (Metz 1791-1863 Metz)
Portrait of Caspar David Friedrich, 1820
Watercolour on ivory. – 86 × 72 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2010-PM.1
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Antoine Berjon (Saint-Pierre de Vaise 1754-1843 Lyon)
Portrait of an unknown woman
Watercolour on ivory. – 80 mm (diam.) 
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2015-PM.1
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Art on Paper. Recent Acquisitions

Jan Frans van Bloemen, known as Orizzonte (Antwerp 1662-1749 Rome)
View of Vignanello in the Roman Countryside, c. 1740
Pen and brown ink, with grey and brown wash, over traces of black chalk. – 369 × 540 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2011-T.37
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Louis Jean Desprez (Auxerre 1743-1804 Stockholm)
Promotion Médicale, c. 1790
Etching, with watercolour. - 555 × 880 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-P.2
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Gerard van Honthorst (Utrecht 1592-1656 Utrecht)
The Four Elements: Water
Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and some red chalk, heightened with opaque white, over a sketch in black chalk, on greyish-brown cartridge paper. – 387 × 263 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-T.10 to 13
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The Four Elements: Air
Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and some red chalk, heightened with opaque white, over a sketch in black chalk, on greyish-brown cartridge paper. – 387 × 263 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-T.10 to 13
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Gerard van Honthorst (Utrecht 1592-1656 Utrecht)
The Four Elements: Earth
Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and some red chalk, heightened with opaque white, over a sketch in black chalk, on greyish-brown cartridge paper. – 387 × 263 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-T.10 to 13
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Gerard van Honthorst (Utrecht 1592-1656 Utrecht)
The Four Elements: Fire
Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and some red chalk, heightened with opaque white, over a sketch in black chalk, on greyish-brown cartridge paper. – 387 × 263 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2016-T.10 to 13
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Augustus John (Tenby 1879-1961 Fordingbridge)
Fierce Head, (Self-Portrait), 1906
Etching. – 211 × 170 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2017-P.6
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Jakob Demus (Vienna 1959)
Two Pieces of Lapis Lazuli, 2009
Watercolour, over a sketch in graphite. – 381 × 560 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2014-T.66
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Samuel van Hoogstraten (Dordrecht 1627-1687 Dordrecht)
Self-Portrait at a Window, c. 1642
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over traces of black chalk; corrections in pen and brown ink probably by Rembrandt. – 170 × 135 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2012-T.4
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Jan van der Meer the Elder (Haarlem 1628-1691 Haarlem)
Landscape with an Inn, along a Wooded Road
Black chalk, with grey wash. – 176 × 265 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2011-T.38
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François-Auguste Ravier (Lyon 1814-1895 Morestel)
Rocks, beginning of the 1870s
Watercolour, over a sketch in black chalk. – 264 × 354 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2010-T.5
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Jean-Achille Benouville (Paris 1815-1891 Paris)
View of Lake Nemi with the Town of Genzano in the Background, c. 1845
Pen and brown ink, watercolour and gouache. – 370 × 558 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2010-T.6
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Anonymous
Young Girl at a Window, c. 1580-1595
Engraving. – 409 × 270 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2014-P.5
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School of Tanjore
Raja Tulsaji of Tanjore Seated under a Canopy, 1770
Gouache, heightened with gold and beetles’ wing-cases. – 403 × 327 mm
Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris,
inv. 2013-T.35
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