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Attributed to François Du Quesnoy (1594-1643)
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Attributed to François Du Quesnoy (1594-1643)

A flying putto looking up

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Attributed to François Du Quesnoy (1594-1643)
A flying putto looking up
with inscription 'Vandik.'
black and white chalk on light brown paper, watermark hand with R
259 x 166 mm.
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Lot Essay

The present drawing can be tentatively attributed to Du Quesnoy on the basis of a similarity of technique and subject to that of a cupid formerly in the collection of A.J.Dezallier d'Argenville, which bore an old attribution to the sculptor, sold in these Rooms, 2 July 1996, lot 201. A similar drawing from Gigoux's collection is in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon.

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