The Clemency of Augustus (Corneille, Cinna, V, 3) (recto); Knight Restraining a Female Figure (verso)
François André Vincent (French, Paris 1746–1816 Paris)
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of red chalk; perspective lines in graphite (recto). Red chalk; squared in red chalk (verso).
13 1/4 x 15 1/16 in. (33.7 x 38.3 cm)
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1985
Not on view
Signature: At lower right in pen and black ink: "Vincent 1788"
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
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