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Two Flying Figures with a Lyre (Study for The Sacred Grove, Beloved of the Arts and the Muses)

A work made of graphite and charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on tan tracing paper, squared in charcoal, laid down on cream wood pulp laminate board.
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  • A work made of graphite and charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on tan tracing paper, squared in charcoal, laid down on cream wood pulp laminate board.

Date:

c. 1883

Artist:

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
French, 1824-1898

About this artwork

Study for the painting Le Bois Sacre, c.1883 Graphite and charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk on tan tracing paper squared in charcoal, laid down on cream cardboard

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Title

Two Flying Figures with a Lyre (Study for The Sacred Grove, Beloved of the Arts and the Muses)

Origin

France

Date

1878–1898

Medium

Graphite and charcoal, heightened with touches of white chalk, on tan tracing paper, squared in charcoal, laid down on cream wood pulp laminate board

Dimensions

272 × 477 mm (primary support); 307 × 510 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Gift of Kasriel Tausk

Reference Number

1981.312

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