Sketch of a nude woman by Jules Machard


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Jules Machard

Sampans, 1839 – Bellevue, 1900

Sketch of a nude woman

190 x 269 mm – 7 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.

Pencil on paper.

Stamped signature J. Machard (L. 5030) lower left.

Numerous workshop stains of wash throughout the sheet.

This drawing belongs to a set of 85 drawings from the studio of Jules Machard presented by Drawings-online. Read our focus on the artist.


This drawing is probably a study for his painting The Stolen Kiss painted in 1865 (sold at Chevau-Legers Enchères in Versailles, June 25, 2017, oil on canvas, 290 x 220 mm, no. 52, fig. 1).