Sir David Wilkie
Napoleon's Legs. Verso: Reclining Figure of a Sleeping Woman
Black chalk, white chalk, pen and brown ink, watercolor (black, red and brown), and some oil paint, graphite, on brown-gray paper; verso: black and red chalk.
21 3/4 x 17 3/8 inches (553 x 440 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
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Thomas E. Lowinsky; J. Coats.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 177.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Tenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1960, p 66-68.
One of six studies for "Napoleon and Pope Pius VII at Fontainbleau in 1813", 1836, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.
Lowinsky, Thomas, former owner.
Coats, J., former owner.