Preparatory Studies

Description (Brief)
On the unsigned sheet Gerome Ferris sketched a woman from a work by French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) in pencil and noted: “A. Watteau Cap etc. about 1725.” However, it is not known what use Ferris might have made of the information, nor the ax handle and the claw hammer also on the sheet.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
paper (sheet material)
graphite (image material)
Measurements
sheet: 12 cm x 19.5 cm; 4 3/4 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
GA*16562.09
catalog number
16562.09
accession number
119780
subject
Art
Communications
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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