London, South Kensington
5 December 2013
Circle of Jean-Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Head of a man with windswept hair
red and black chalk
3 x 3 in. (7.7 x 7.5 cm.); and a facsimile reproduction of the Christ bearing the Cross by Albrecht Dürer from the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
with Leo Franklyn, London, Antoine Watteau: 26 Recently Found Drawings with an introduction by David Carritt, , pl. 2.
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P. Rosenberg and L.-A. Prat, Antoine Watteau 1684-1721: Catalogue raisonné des dessins, Paris, 1997, vol. III, no. R 253.
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