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Study of the Head and Hands of an Old Woman Looking Up

A work made of black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper, prepared with a blue ground, laid down on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper, prepared with a blue ground, laid down on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1775

Artist:

Nicolas Bernard Lépicié
French, 1735-1784

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Nicolas Bernard Lépicié

Title

Study of the Head and Hands of an Old Woman Looking Up

Origin

France

Date

Artist's working dates 1755–1784

Medium

Black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper, prepared with a blue ground, laid down on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

214 × 186 mm

Credit Line

Helene Payne Memorial Fund

Reference Number

1986.427

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