Head of a Faun

Unknown French, French, after François Boucher, French, 1703 - 1770

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about 1775

Red chalk and graphite on laid paper

Overall: 13 5/8 × 11 in. (34.6 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

D.984.3.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

None Watermark: Large Shield

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, November 1, 2010-March 13, 2011.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, listed p.73.

Provenance

Kate de Rothschild, London, England; sold to present collection, 1984.

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