Restout, Jean Restout, Jean (1692-1768). Seated man with his leg drawn up, looki…
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Restout, Jean

Restout, Jean (1692-1768). Seated man with his leg drawn up, looking at his foot. Chalk drawing, red chalk. Handmade paper, watermark TA Dupui Auvergne and grape in bottle. 54:40.8cm. On Restout's large-format drawings with similar forms and motifs, cf: H.Widauer, Die französischen Zeichnungen der Albertina, 2004, no.1151, ill. p.250, "...he received all the academic honors that the Paris Academy had to bestow, including the posts of chancellor and director"; J.Bean, The Metropolitan Museum, New York 1986, no.260 (ill. Wikipedia); Nationalmuseum Stockholm, inv. NMH 2973-1863.

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Restout, Jean

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