The Invention of Drawing

Details

  • Title

    The Invention of Drawing

  • Artist/maker

    François Boucher (1703 - 1770)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1760 - 1769
  • Material and technique

    brown chalk on laid paper, surrounded by framing lines in pen and brown ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 15.9 x 21.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Captain R. Langton Douglas, 1938.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1938.42

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Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 650

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