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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.609
People
Nicolas Poussin, French (Les Andelys, France 1594 - 1665 Rome, Italy)
Title
Camillus and the School Master of Falerii
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1637
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294513
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over graphite with touches of red chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in graphite, laid down on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
17.6 x 17.8 cm (6 15/16 x 7 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Verso, graphite: Tableau du Louvre no 725 / Camille livre le maitre d'école des / Falisques aux écoliers / peint en 1637 / Poussin 1594-1665 / Croquis du Poussin pour son tableau qui est / au Louvre les personnages contournés tout retracés a l'encre
Provenance
Charles Martine; Pierre-Olivier Dubaut (his mark, L.2103b, lower left); L. Prejger, Paris; Neal Fiertag, Paris and New York (as of 1983); Seiden and Cuevas, Inc., New York; Fogg Art Museum, 1984, inv. no. 1984.609
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Melvin R. Seiden Fund and Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.609
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Doris Wild, Nicolas Poussin: Leben, Werk, Exkurse, Orell Füssli Verlag (Zurich, 1980), vol. II, under cat. nos. 65, 78

Pierre Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat, Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665: catalogue raisonné des dessins, Leonardo (Milan, Italy, 1994), vol. I, cat. no. 126, pp. 234-35, repr., vol. II, p. 1211

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