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Study of a Young Boy
Study of a Young Boy
Date:
ca. 1765–1780
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk Counterproof On Moderately Thick Cream Antique Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 368 x 295 mm (14 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Paul Cailleux (Paris), given through Mrs. Adolph B. Spreckels to CPLH.

Accession Number:
1925.35
Acquisition Date:
1925-02-25
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. P. Cailleux through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

STUDY OF A YOUNG BOY, infant stands with pudgy arms outstretched, head is disproportionate to body, curly locks of hair, cherub face with enormous cheeks, protruding abdomen, baggy pants, toddler booties on feet, taking uncertain steps.

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