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Standing Male Nude Seen from Below

Artist:
François Le Moyne (French, Paris 1688–1737 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1730
Medium:
Black chalk, stumping, heightened with white, on beige paper. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.
Dimensions:
14 5/8 x 8 7/16 in. (37.1 x 21.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, David L. Klein, Jr. Memorial Foundation Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.238
Not on view
Sotheby's, London July 2, 1984, lot 141
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th–18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

Bean and Turcic 1986.167
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 115, New York, 1985, p. 26.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 167, p. 155, ill.

Philip Conisbee "New York French Drawings [exhibition review]." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 128, London, December 1986, p. 925.



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