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Hercules (Study for a Sculpture)

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Inscription

Lower left, monogram DH; On verso in pen and brown ink: inscription (including date)

Provenance

H. Hamal (18c, Liege, Lugt 1231); probably sold 21 January, 1805 (Dir. F. L. Regnault); E. Desperet (1804-1865, Paris, Lugt 721); A. P. E. Gasc (b. 1817, Lugt 1131); C. Gasc (Lugt 542); sold 17 January, 1865, Paris (expert Vigneres); Sotheby's 14 January, 1992; Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel, Boston; by whom given to the MFA, Boston (Accession date: January 22, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel

1614

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 14.6 cm (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.450

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and wash on medium weight, moderately textured, beige paper

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