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Standing Man, Leaning on His Elbow (L’Homme Debout)

ca. 1710
18th century
123 x 77 mm (4.8 x 3 in.)

Jean-Antoine Watteau, French, (1684–1721)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Fourth of seven states
Print impression quality: Slightly worn
Series: Number 5 from set Figures de Mode
Edition: Etching by Watteau, finished in engraving by Henri-Simon Thomassin fils
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “Vateau inv. et. fect.”
Bibliography: Dacier and Vauflart 49 iv/vii (vol. 3, p. 27); Robert-Dumesnil 1 iii (vol. 2, p. 184); Carlson and Ittmann, cat. 1e; Gonsourt (1875) 3.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.197

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  • plate Dimensions: 123 x 77 mm (4.8 x 3 in.)

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