Guillaume Guillon Le Thière

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Guillaume Guillon Le Thière
1760-1832
Classical Subject, Possibly Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon
1796
Point of brush and black and brown ink, brown and gray wash, some green chalk and white opaque watercolor, over black chalk and some graphite, on wove paper.
18 5/16 x 23 1/2 inches (466 x 597 mm)
Purchased on the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Fund 1978.
1994.7
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Signed, inscribed, and dated by the artist in pen and brown ink on base of tomb at right, "G.. Le thiere a paris 1796".
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Acquired from Elisabeth Royer, Paris.
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Denison, Cara D., with Stephanie Wiles and Ruth S. Kraemer. Fantasy and Reality : Drawings from the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Collection. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1995, no. 25, repr. in color.

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