Recto: Proportional study of a man holding a lance and facing right Verso: Fragmentary study of a man
Early 19th century
Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)
Sheet: 16.9 x 10.9 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on wove paper
Not On View
A study for Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus.
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.
George Peabody Gardner Fund