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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Watteau, Jean-Antoine, born 1684 - died 1721
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watteau, Jean-Antoine, born 1684 - died 1721 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in red and black chalks

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.586

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case French Drawings, shelf 3

Physical description

Female head, the face inclined downwards and to the right, in profile; Drawn in red and black chalks.

Place of Origin

France (probably, drawn)

Date

late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Watteau, Jean-Antoine, born 1684 - died 1721 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in red and black chalks

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 in, Width: 4.3 in

Object history note

Collection-Pierre Jean Mariette.

Descriptive line

Watteau, Jean-Antoine; Female head, the face inclined downwards and to the right, in profile; Drawn in red and black chalks; French School; Late 17th - early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Red chalk; Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Woman's head

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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