Pen, brush and brown and black ink, brush and brown wash, with traces of black chalk, heightened with white gouache, over graphite, on buff laid paper, laid down on cream laid card
328 × 198 mm
Worcester Sketch Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Henri Stein, Augustin Pajou (Paris, 1912), pp. 228 and 409.
P. Proute, Dessins-Estampes (1963), p. 15, no. 32.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the 18th Century (Chicago, 1977), no. 2D4.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago," January 24-March 28, 1976, p. 64, cat. 56 (ill.).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Augustin Pajou," February 23-May 24, 1998.
(P.?) Pradeau, Paris [invoice in curatorial file]; sold, Paris, January 23-24, 1882, lot 234 [invoice]. Hippolyte Destailleur (died 1893), Paris [Lugt 1300]. Germain Seligman, New York [stamp; not in Lugt]. Sold by Jacques Seligmann and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1963.
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