Robed male figure holding a book

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 9.7 x 5.1 cm (3 13/16 x 2 in. )

Accession Number

53.2615

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Standing, full-length, book in left hand, held there by right hand. Study for Reynolds monument? Cf. 53.2593, 53.2603, 53.2623, 53.2656

Provenance

Gift to MFA of Mr. Rowland Burdon-Muller and William A. Sargent Fund; December 10, 1953

Formerly in collection of John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Dealer: Raphael King Ltd., London

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund