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Vanitas of Venus: Parisian Virtues

A work made of black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on tan tracing paper, laid down on buff wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on tan tracing paper, laid down on buff wove paper.

Date:

c. 1890

Artist:

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
French, 1824-1898

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Title

Vanitas of Venus: Parisian Virtues

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1885–1895

Medium

Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on tan tracing paper, laid down on buff wove paper

Dimensions

32.8 × 50 cm (12 15/16 × 19 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection

Reference Number

1971.308

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