Recto: A drummer seen from behind
Verso: A Turkish horseman in profile to right


  • Title

    Recto: A drummer seen from behind Verso: A Turkish horseman in profile to right

  • Artist/maker

    Charles Parrocel (1688 - 1752)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1726 - 1727
  • Material and technique

    recto: red chalk on laid paper
    verso: black chalk

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 24.3 x 14.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1934.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 541

Rosenberg, Pierre, ‘Le concours de peinture de 1727’, Revue de l'Art, 37, (1977), fig.11, illus. p.37

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 802

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