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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.615
People
Attributed to Jean-Robert Ango, French (active 1759 - after 1773)
Previously attributed to François Boucher, French (Paris 1703 - 1770 Paris)
Title
Seated Male Nude, His Left Arm Raised
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Study of a Seated Male Nude, His Left Arm Raised
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/337224
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
43.8 x 30.5 cm (17 1/4 x 12 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: mount, lower left, brown ink: f. Boucher
  • inscription: verso of mount, center, graphite: 47 [encircled]
  • inscription: verso of mount, lower right, graphite: [?] / KF [or E] 06836
Provenance
Sale, New York, Sotheby's, January 13, 1988, lot 239 (as Jean-Robert Ango), sold; to Jean Montague Massengale; her sale, London, Sotheby's, July 4, 2007, lot 101 (as attributed to Jean-Robert Ango); John Massengale, by descent, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2010, inv. no. 2010.615
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jean Montague Massengale Collection
Accession Year
2010
Object Number
2010.615
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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