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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.3
People
Nicolas-Bernard Lépicié, French (Paris 1735 - 1784 Paris)
Title
Standing Male Nude Holding a Bow
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown chalk on cream laid paper
Dimensions
55.6 x 30.4 cm (21 7/8 x 11 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Grapes (similar to Gaudriault 974)
  • inscription: none
Provenance
Nicolas-Bernard Lépicié, sold [through his posthmous sale, Paris, February 10, 1785]. Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson, Paris, by descent; to Girodet Family, 1824 until 1981. [Galerie Emmanuel Moatti, Paris]. Annamaria Edelstein, London, sold; to Jeffrey E. Horvitz, 1986, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Philippe Gaston-Dreyfus, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint et dessiné de Nicolas Bernard Lépicié (1735-1784), Société de l'histoire de l'Art Français / A. Colin (Paris, 1923), p. 143

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée, Jean-Francois Méjanès, Alain Mérot, Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Sophie Raux-Carpentier, William W. Robinson, Marianne Roland Michel, and Pierre Rosenberg, Mastery & Elegance: Two Centuries of French Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, exh. cat., ed. Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1998), cat. A.217, p. 423

Exhibition History

Body Image in French Art and Visual Culture (18th and 19th Centuries), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/23/2016 - 05/08/2016

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