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Pair of Drawings of Male Nude Figures attributed to Francois Boucher, circa 1750

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This is a pair of charcoal and white pastel drawings of male nude figures. The works are well done and elegantly presented in lightly gilt carved egg and dart wood frames with deep museum mats under glass. These drawings are attributed to the French artist Francois Boucher. François Boucher (1703-1770), the friend and protégé of Mme de Pompadour, was the greatest French artist and decorator of the Rococo period. His prolific oeuvre has been both lauded and derided, His works are in the permanent collections of the Musee Louvre, The Metropolitan Museum and The Detroit Institute of the Arts just to name a few.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1750
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. Finished framed pieces are in excellent condition; expected minor age wear to drawings prior to framing with light foxing and marks on backgrounds as shown.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 26.75 in. x W 20.5 in. x D 1.36 in.

    H 67.95 cm x W 52.07 cm x D 3.46 cm

  • Seller location
    Miami, FL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU197437691553

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