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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.540
People
Charles Parrocel, French (Paris 1688 - 1752 Paris)
Title
Young Man with Downcast Eyes
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red and white chalk on cream antique laid paper laid down on a decorated mount, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
44.9 × 35.2 cm (17 11/16 × 13 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): examined in paper lab; removed "over graphite" from medium description
  • (not assigned): upper left, brown ink: N11 [11 in superscript]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.540
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 89, 281, repr. p. 86 as fig. 1

Exhibition History

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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