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Drawing, Head of a Man in Turban, 1757

This is a Drawing. It was made by François Boucher. It is dated 1757 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is black and red chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 35.2 x 27.5 cm (13 7/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Mark GLOMY. Lugt. 1085. Reverse of the mount: upper right corner, an old number written in ink: "Q...314." Below, at right: "Q. F." The J. Peoli mark, sales catalogue no. 73.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Head of a Man in Turban, 1757; Made by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; black and red chalk on paper; Sheet: 35.2 x 27.5 cm (13 7/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-103

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