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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.534
People
Narcisse Othon, French (Paris, France active 1839–1847)
Title
Portrait of James Arnold
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1837
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296130
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on cream wove card, the surface prepared with a hard, polished white ground; highlights scratched through the graphite with a sharp tool; background shading seems to have been stumped or stippled through a circular honeycomb mesh about 1 mm. in diameter
Dimensions
actual: 14.3 x 11.3 cm (5 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Othon 1837
  • inscription: Verso: graphite: Juillet 183[?]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.534
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 289, repr.

Exhibition History

32Q: 2200 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2015 - 11/10/2015

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