Man seated at easel, painting male nude

1867
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 9 x 8.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4947

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

“L” may be Pierre-Fulbert Larregieu (d. 1886). Artist, bald head with beard seated sketching at easel, seen from rear.

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: By L. April 27/67

Provenance

By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875