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Standing Man Leaning on His Elbow

A work made of etching on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on cream laid paper.

Date:

before 1710

Artist:

Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684-1721)
finished by Henri-Simon Thomassin (French, 1687-1741)

About this artwork

This handsome print belongs to the Figures de Mode, a series of seven etchings by Jean-Antoine Watteau of fashionable ladies and gentlemen. The fancy costumes and elaborate backdrops of park settings or distant landscapes showcased in this series aid in the documentation of theatrical history as well as 18th-century French fashion.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Antoine Watteau

Title

Standing Man Leaning on His Elbow

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.

1704–1710

Medium

Etching on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 12.6 × 7.9 cm (5 × 3 1/8 in.); Sheet: 143.7 × 10.1 cm (56 5/8 × 4 in.)

Credit Line

Everett D. Graff Endowment

Reference Number

1998.363

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