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Head of an Old Man in Profile

A work made of black chalk, on bluish-white laid paper, laid down on tan wove card.
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  • A work made of black chalk, on bluish-white laid paper, laid down on tan wove card.

Date:

c. 1791 or 1816–1820

Artist:

Jacques Louis David
French, 1748-1825

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jacques Louis David

Title

Head of an Old Man in Profile

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1781–1820

Medium

Black chalk, on bluish-white laid paper, laid down on tan wove card

Dimensions

23 × 23.1 cm (9 1/16 × 9 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation

Reference Number

1960.196

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