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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.264
People
Georges Pierre Seurat, French (Paris 1859 - 1891 Paris)
After Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Title
Male Nude, for Alexander the Great, after Ingres
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Male Nude (Alexander), after Ingres
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1878
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/264860
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on cream laid paper, laid down to off-white wove paper (platemark on secondary support)
Dimensions
34.1 x 20.1 cm (13 7/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, graphite: 34 x 20
  • inscription: verso, blue pencil: Dessin de G. Seurat
  • inscription: verso, brown pencil: T. S.
  • inscription: verso, graphite: Homme nu, bras droit plié couché au corps, bras gauche pendant / Copie d'un dessin d'Ingres' Homiere; Etude pour Alexandre le Grand / Musée de Montauban
  • inscription: verso, u.r., graphite: [J?] 6 [J?]
Provenance
John Rewald, Gift to Agnes Mongan.
Agnes Mongan, Cambridge MA, From John Rewald, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1993.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Agnes Mongan
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.264
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Seurat, Paintings and Drawings, exh. cat., University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL, 1958), no. 6

Kunstverein Hamburg, Wegbereiter der modernen Malerei: Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat, exh. cat. (Hamburg, Germany, 1963), no. 105; repr. pl. 116

Exhibition History

Seurat Paintings and Drawings, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 01/16/1958 - 03/07/1958; Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 03/24/1958 - 05/11/1958

Wegbereiter der modernen Malerei: Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, Seurat, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, 05/04/1963 - 07/14/1963

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