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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.17
People
Henri-Antoine de Favanne, French (London 1668 - 1752 Paris)
Title
Seated Woman Holding a Shield and a Staff with Subsidiary Study of a Leg; verso: Legs of a Standing Figure
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292967
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk on tan antique laid paper; verso: black chalk
Dimensions
27.4 x 36 cm (10 13/16 x 14 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right, black ink: De favan.ne
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: signed, lower right, black ink: De favan.ne
Provenance
Sale, Monaco, Christie's, 30 June 1995, lot 52, sold; to Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston, inv. no. D-F-98, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1999, 1999.17
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.17
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Geneviève Allain-Bernard, "Nouveaux documents sur Henri de Favanne", Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art Français, Société de l'Histoire de l'Art Français (Paris, France, 1997), pp. 81-82, fig. 3, repr.

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.129, p. 417

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