Recto: Study of a draped woman facing left; Verso: Two variant studies for the lower left corner of the painting

Early 19th century
Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)


Dimensions

Sheet: 13.9 x 10.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.565

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A study for Achilles Swearing Revenge at the Bier of Patroclus.

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