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Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Sword

A work made of black chalk with stumping, with traces of charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood pulp board.
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  • A work made of black chalk with stumping, with traces of charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood pulp board.

Date:

c. 1735

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Italian, 1682-1754

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Artist

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

Title

Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Sword

Origin

Italy

Date

1730–1740

Medium

Black chalk with stumping, with traces of charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on cream wood pulp board

Dimensions

390 × 296 mm

Credit Line

Dorothy E. Williams Fund

Reference Number

1971.329

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