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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.21.52
People
Jean-François-Julien Ménager, French (Paris 1783 - 1864 Saint-Germain-en-Laye)
Title
Facade of Santa Balbina on the Aventine
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing, album page
Date
18th-19th century
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown wash over graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 18.7 x 20.7 cm (7 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Inscribed by Leclère in graphite on album sheet at lower right: Menager Rome; on verso in black ink at upper left: Vue d l'Englise de S. Balbine / Sur le Mont aventin a Rome [this is written partially over an inscription in graphite]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.21.52
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Lucian Goldschmidt, Architecture and the Achille Leclère-Ingres Sketchbook, Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. (New York, 1964), no. 124 (70), repr.

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 281, repr.

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