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Prints and Drawings
Artist: John La Farge, American, 1835–1910, M.A. (HON.) 1896

Study of Seated Male Nude from La Farge folio #861, one of 18 drawings

ca. 1864

Graphite and black charcoal or crayon

sheet: 33 × 24.1 cm (13 × 9 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. John Hay Whitney
1990.12.6
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Estate of the artist, NYC, 1910-1911; [sale, American Art Galleries, NYC, 29-31 Mar. 1911 (849)]; purchased by Mrs. Payne (Helen Hay) Whitney, NYC, 1911, until her death in 1944; to her son, John Hay Whitney, NYC, from 1944 to his death in 1983.

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