Allegorical Figure with Lute, ca. 1825

  • François Rude, French, 1784-1855

Iron gall ink over black chalk on laid paper

  • Sheet: 8 3/4 × 10 1/2 inches (22.2 × 26.7 cm)

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

F82.4

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

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.