Allegorical Figure, ca. 1825

  • François Rude, French, 1784-1855

Iron gall ink over black chalk on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 9 7/8 × 11 5/8 inches (25.1 × 29.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Ms. Fanne W. Pelavin

F82.3

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Allegory
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Iron gall ink
  • Drawing
  • Figure (representation)
  • Chalk, black
  • Angel (spirit)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on verso at top, right of center, on brown paper tape adhering to cardboard backing, (probably) in brown ink, in script: Rude

Provenance

Mame Family (Tours, France). [allegedly recieved from Rude] 1982-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

François Rude, Allegorical Figure, ca. 1825, iron gall ink over black chalk on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Ms. Fanne W. Pelavin, F82.3.