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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.31
People
Louis Chéron, French (Paris 1660 - 1725 London)
Title
Seated Female Nude
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/212361
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk on tan antique laid paper
Dimensions
60.3 x 44.2 cm (23 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: none
  • watermark: three moons
Provenance
Paul Weis, New York, sold; to Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston, 1998, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1999, inv. no. 1999.31
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.31
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée, Jean-Francois Méjanès, Alain Mérot, Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Sophie Raux-Carpentier, William W. Robinson, Marianne Roland Michel, and Pierre Rosenberg, Mastery & Elegance: Two Centuries of French Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, exh. cat., ed. Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1998), cat. no. A.73, p. 413

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., "A Self-Proclaimed Student of Raphael and Giulio: Louis Chéron as a Draftsman", Festschrift für Konrad Oberhuber, ed. Achim Gnann, Electa (Milan, 2000), pp. 345-51, pp. 347-48, fig. 4, repr.

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