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ID: 700002036Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Paris and Helen (drawing (visual work); Jacques-Louis David (French, 1748 - 1825) (French Artist); 1786; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 83.GA.192)
Note: As early as 1786, the comte d'Artois, brother to kings Louis XVI and Louis XVIII, commissioned a painting on this subject from David. In this drawing and others, he developed the composition.
Titles:
Paris and Helen (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
drawing (visual work) [300033973] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
drawings (preferred)

Creation Date: 1786

Creator Display:
Jacques-Louis David (French, 1748 - 1825) (French Artist) [preferred,JPGM]
David, Jacques-Louis (French painter and draftsman, 1748-1825) [500115221]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 83.GA.192
Other: Former: France [1000070] Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Pen and black ink and brush and gray wash
pen-and-wash drawings [300266219]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, drawings (visual works), <drawings by material or technique>)
ink [300015012]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>)
wash technique [300182748]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <painting and painting techniques>, painting techniques, <painting techniques by application method or circumstances>)

Dimensions: 18.3 x 22.9 cm (7 3/16 x 9 in.)
Cultures:
French (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Neoclassical [300021477] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <modern European styles and movements>)

General Subject:
history and legend (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
Paris with Helen
..... Iconography Candidate
Trojan War
..... Iconography Candidate
lovers [300188621]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by activity>) (AAT)
Cupid
..... Iconography Candidate
Paris (mythological figure)
..... Iconography Candidate
Helen (mythological figure)
..... Iconography Candidate
love [300055165]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, social science concepts, psychological concepts, emotion, positive emotions) (AAT)

Provenance: Jean-Guillaume Miotte M. Coutan, June 7, 1810 [J.?] Dumont, April 19, 1830 M. Flury-Herard, Februrary 13, 1854 Thomas de Dreux, May 13, 1861 Private Collection, February 4, 1870 Hôtel Drouot, March 22, 1983
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Paris and Helen........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
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