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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.617
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Standing Male Nude with Both Hands on His Knees
Other Titles
Former Title: A Male Academy, Standing with Both Hands on his Knees
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/337226
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red and white chalk on light brown antique laid paper
Dimensions
51 x 38.1 cm (20 1/16 x 15 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right, red chalk: [illegible]
  • inscription: verso of mount, upper center, graphite: No 15 Vien sanguine étude d'homme
Provenance
[Christie's, London, November 29, 1977, lot 193 (as Jean Marie Vien)] sold; to Jean Massengale; [Sotheby's, London, July 4, 2007, lot 103, repr. (bought in)]; John Massengale, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2010
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jean Montague Massengale Collection
Accession Year
2010
Object Number
2010.617
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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