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Portrait of a Young Boy

A work made of black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood-pulp board.
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  • A work made of black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood-pulp board.

Date:

c. 1735

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Italian, 1682-1754

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

Title

Portrait of a Young Boy

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

1730–1740

Medium

Black chalk, with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood-pulp board

Dimensions

38.3 × 30.5 cm (15 1/8 × 12 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation

Reference Number

1971.330

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