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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch, 1621–1674
Artist, formerly attributed to: Jacob Adriaensz Backer, Dutch, 1608–1651

Study of a Seated Man, for a figure in the painting of the Prophet Elisha and the Shunammite Woman on Mount Carmel (National Museum, Warsaw inv. M.Ob.551 MNW)

ca. 1649

Black chalk heightened with white on bluish-gray paper

seat: 27.6 × 14.6 cm (10 7/8 × 5 3/4 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
Made in The Netherlands
17th century
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors

Hofstede de Groot, The Hague (L.561; sale probably Leipzig, Boerner, 4 Nov 1931); Shickman Gallery, NY (1967)

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