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Iron gall ink over black chalk on laid paper
Founders Society Purchase with funds from Ms. Fanne W. Pelavin
Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Signed, at top of verso, right of center, on brown 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 with Lute, 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, F82.4.
Hans Sebald Beham
Gordon W. Lloyd