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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, born 1725 - died 1805
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, born 1725 - died 1805 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with red chalk and bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.605

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 110

Physical description

Head of a Young Man, the face inclined toward the ground, and in three-quarter view to the right; his hair is very thick and falls in heavy masses on his shoulders; Drawn with red chalk and bistre.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, born 1725 - died 1805 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with red chalk and bistre

Dimensions

Height: 239 mm, Width: 220 mm

Descriptive line

Greuze, Jean-Baptiste; Head of a Young Man; Drawn with red chalk and bistre; French School; 18th - early 19th 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; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Man's head

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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