Sampans, 1839 – Bellevue, 1900
Two studies of kneeling nude women
320 x 260 mm – 12 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.
Pencil on paper.
Stamped signature J. Machard (L. 5030) lower right.
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.
These studies of kneeling nude women are probably early ideas “sketched” in view of his painting Angelica chained to a rock in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Dole (Inv. 78, fig. 1).