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The Death of Socrates

Artist:
Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date:
ca. 1786
Medium:
Pen and black ink over black chalk with touches brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 in. × 16 3/8 in. (27.9 × 41.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Acquisitions Endowment Fund and Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Fisch Gifts, 2015
Accession Number:
2015.149
Not on view
Marking: Coutan-Hauguet collection stamp in black ink at lower left (L. 464)
Christie's, New York, 29 January 2015, lot 89; L. J. A. Coutan (French, died 1830); Madame L. J. A. Coutan; Ferdinand Hauguet; Mme Hauguet (née Schubert); Mme Gustave Milliet (French, Paris, 19th century); Coutan-Hauguet collection sale, Hôtel Drouot, ParisDecember 16-17, 1889 (lot 90); Christen Sveaas, France; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel
Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Jacques-Louis David, 1748–1825: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Leonardo Arte, Milan, 2002, cat. no. M.49, 1221.



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