Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
1824-1898
Nude Male Blowing a Horn
Black chalk on pink paper, faded.
13 3/8 x 8 inches (340 x 203 mm)
Gift of John M. Thayer.
2003.31
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Inscribed on verso in graphite, "Puvis de Chavannes / Etude pour Roland a [illegible] / Palais de Langobard (?) Marseille".

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Fischer-Kiener Gallery, Paris; John M. Thayer.
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A study related to the painting "La Retour de Chasse", 1859, in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseille.

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