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
1654
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk, traces of white gouache, on tan antique laid paper, adhered to cream antique laid paper, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
actual: 22.4 x 29.9 cm (8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in.)
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, privately printed (1979), no. 53, repr.

Hilliard 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, repr. p. 189 as fig. 95b

Ideal [Dis-]Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, exh. cat., Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (St. Louis, 2008), no. 38, repr. pp. 34-35

Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

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