Study for the "Astyanax". Verso: Same subject
Black chalk on laid paper; verso: brown ink wash.
12 x 8 5/8 inches (304 x 211 mm)
Purchased on the Fellows Fortieth Anniversary Fund, with the special assistance of Mrs. John Macomber.
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Kate Ganz Ltd., London.
This sheet is a preparatory drawing for the statue of Astyanax executed in 1841 which was in the collection of the Museo Poldi-Pezzoli in Milan until its destruction during World War II.
Macomber, John, Mrs., donor.