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Nude boy seated on draped block, left hand holding drawing slab on raised left knee, with heel resting on portfolio, right hand holding crayon in process of drawing. Square fluted bases with rosetted corners. Part of toe damaged, on right foot; 12 chips on lower base section.

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French (Paris), about 1795

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 18.8 x 21.4 cm (16 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2097

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste biscuit porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain