Studies For An Angel
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.591
People
Eustache Le Sueur, French (Paris 1616 - 1655 Paris)
Title
Studies for an Angel
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1645
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk with traces of white gouache on tan antique laid paper, laid down on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
22.4 x 29.9 cm (8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Fogg Art Museum, 1984, inv. no. 1984.591
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Melvin R. Seiden Fund and Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.591
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

John Richardson, ed., The Collection of Germain Seligman: Paintings, Drawings and Works of Art, E. V. Thaw & Co., Artemis S.A., and David Carritt Ltd. (New York, Luxembourg, and London, 1979), no. 53, repr.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb, From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art/Indiana University Press (Cleveland, 1989), p. 189, fig. 95b, repr.

Matthias Waschek, Marjorie B. Cohn, Judith Mann, and Stephan Wolohojian, Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, exh. cat., Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, 2008), no. 38, repr. pp. 34-35

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XVIIe siècle, Somogy Editions d'Art (Paris, 2013), pp. 281, 646, fig. 678, repr.

Exhibition History

Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, 10/24/2008 - 10/03/2009

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted