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Recto: Four studies of a striding man with outstretched arms [Achilles]; Verso: Study of two men embracing and a study of a hand holding a shaft

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Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Fortuna

Provenance

Henri Gérard, nephew of the artist; Comte Foy, husband of Henri Gérard's grand-niece; Comtesse Foy (the actress Elvira Popesco); Jill Newhouse, New York; Sotheby's, New York, Sale 7424, 26 January 2000, unsold; purchased after sale by MFA, March 2000.

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund

Early 19th century

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.4 x 17.6 cm (9 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.560

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on laid paper

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