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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1956.185.7
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Wisdom Sleeps and Venus and Amor Watch
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing, album page
Date
17th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/97355
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk over brown wash, on three joined pieces of cream antique laid paper, adhered [middle sheet over top and bottom strips] to green wove card
Dimensions
19.8 × 21.6 cm (7 13/16 × 8 1/2 in.)
album page: 40.6 × 43.7 cm (16 × 17 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on album page, graphite: 7
  • inscription: lower left, black ink: [illegible text] / La Sagesso dont.
Provenance
Louis W. Black, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1956
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Louis W. Black
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
1956.185.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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