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Standing Man Carrying Fasces and Arms

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Medium:
Pen, brown ink and brown wash over black chalk
Dimensions:
9 3/16 x 7 3/16 in. (23.3 x 18.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1960
Accession Number:
61.1.3
Not on view
Inscription: On recto in graphite: Leprince

Marking: On verso, just below mount on lower left margin: blind stamp of Jean-Baptiste Glomy, Lugt 1119.
Jean-Claude Gaspard de Sireul (French)Sale of his collection, Paris, December 3, 1781, no. 93, for 12.1 livres to Robert: "Un petit dessin. . . représentant des Gladiateurs, dont un est debout, et porte des faisceaux d'armes sur la tête." unconfirmed, catalogue not in USA Libraries, information from Ananoff, 1966.; Jean-Baptiste Glomy (French)Lugt 1119; Vendor: Jean Cailleux (French)
Ananoff 1966.991a; Bean and Turcic 1986.33
Alexandre Ananoff L'oeuvre dessiné de François Boucher (1703-1770): Catalogue raisonné. vol. 1, Paris, 1966, cat. no. 991a, fig. no. 162, p. 255, ill.

Regina Shoolman Slatkin "Review of Ananoff, L'Oeuvre dessiné de Boucher, 1966." in Master Drawings. vol. 5, no. 1, 1967, p. 59.

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. 33, p. 39, ill.

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