Skip to Content
Closed now, next open tomorrow. Closed now, next open tomorrow.

Sketch of the Portrait of Constance Pipelet (recto); Head of a Woman (verso)

A work made of black chalk with stumping, heightened with white chalk (recto and verso) on buff laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of black chalk with stumping, heightened with white chalk (recto and verso) on buff laid paper.

Date:

after 1797

Artist:

Jean Baptiste François Désoria
French, 1758-1832

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Baptiste François Désoria

Title

Sketch of the Portrait of Constance Pipelet (recto); Head of a Woman (verso)

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Artist's working dates 1778–1832

Medium

Black chalk with stumping, heightened with white chalk (recto and verso) on buff laid paper

Inscriptions

In graphite, lower left, signed "Desoria."; in graphite across bottom ledge "croqui du portrait de Constance P. . . Princesse De"

Dimensions

16.5 × 12.9 cm (6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

As a gift from Mr. & Mrs. Carl Weinhardt in memory of Edna Hart Hubon

Reference Number

1960.855

IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

https://api.artic.edu/api/v1/artworks/113558/manifest.json

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share