Seated nude man bending over

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 9.8 x 8.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.2626

Medium or Technique

Ink over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Seated nude man, profile, bending over, left arm between legs. Free copy of Michelangelo’s Abias (arm positions reversed)

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