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Figure Studies

Attributed to Anonymous, French, 17th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Eustache Le Sueur (French, Paris 1616–1655 Paris)
17th century
Black chalk with traces of white chalk on brownish paper
12 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (32.1 x 20.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1964
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On recto, upper left in pen and brown ink: "99"
On verso, upper right, in graphite: "Le Sueur No 54"; in center in graphite: "E. LE SUEUR 1617-1655/Urlaub 30/no. 4184/ 14 x 18/ lefter/ Left"

Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower center of verso, collector's mark of G. Usslaub, Marseille, Lugt 1221.
George Usslaub (born 1845); Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Alain Mérot Eustache Le Sueur 1616-1655. Paris, 2000, p. 429.

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