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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Eustache Le Sueur, French (Paris 1616 - 1655 Paris)
Studies for an Angel
Work Type
c. 1645
Physical Descriptions
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
22.4 x 29.9 cm (8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jean Gigoux, Paris; Germain Seligman, New York; 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
Object Number
European and American Art
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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.

Alain Mérot, Eustache Le Sueur (1616-1655), Arthena (Paris, 2000), cat. no. D. 175, pp. 218, fig. 214, 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 Éditions 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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