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Allegorical Figure, ca. 1825

  • François Rude, French, 1784-1855

Iron gall ink over black chalk on laid paper

  • 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

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

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

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.