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