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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1987.58
People
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, French (St. Jean de Braye, France 1891 - 1915 Neuville-Saint-Vaast, France)
Title
Duck
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1912
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294760
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brush and black ink over black chalk, touches of white gouache, on cream modern paper
Dimensions
25.5 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.edge in graphite: H Gaudier Brzeska; verso, l. edge in graphite: Gaudier B.
  • inscription: On verso, below signature, in graphite: B-100 Loose drawing
  • stamp: Collector's mark (stamp) on verso, l.l. in brown ink: D. F. Platt (1873-1938) (L. 750a)
Provenance
Dan Fellows Platt, Englewood, New Jersey (L. 750a). Fredric Wertham, New York, bequest; to Hesketh Wertham, 1981, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1987.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh
Accession Year
1987
Object Number
1987.58
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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