Sampans, 1839 – Bellevue, 1900
The eagle and the nude
231 x 339 mm – 9 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.
Pencil and watercolor on paper.
Stamped signature J. Machard (L. 5030) lower right.
Annotated at the top : La Nue et l’Aigle and L’aigle et la Nue.
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 watercolor probably represents a design for a decorative panel to be inserted into an alcove or perhaps a door top.