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Seated Nude Male

Artist:
Anton Raphael Mengs (German, Ústi nad Labem (Aussig) 1728–1779 Rome)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Black chalk, heightening with white, brown wash (?), on gray-brown paper.
Dimensions:
21 9/16 x 15 5/8 in. (54.7 x 39.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.411.2
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower right: Cavaliere Antio Raffaele Mengs disegnò
In pen and brown ink at lower center: para Dr. Joseph
Private collection, Berlin; Vendor: Julius Böhler, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 5, 2009–January 10, 2010.

Richard J. Campbell, Victor I. Carlson Visions of Antiquity: Neoclassical Figure Drawings. Exh. cat., Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Minneapolis. 1993, fig. no. 41, p. 82, ill.



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