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Recto: Two groups of warriors facing right, studies for the left side of Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus; Verso: drapery study

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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: 15.5 x 16.4 cm (6 1/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.559

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

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