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An Oriental servant walking, holding a plate; whole-length man walking to right, wearing a knee-length short-sleeved costume, curled-toe shoes and a turban, holding a plate underneath with his right hand. c.1715
Black and red chalk
- Production date
- 1715 (circa)
Height: 201 millimetres
Width: 101 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Etched, in reverse, by François Boucher (FddC312).
See nos.281 and 282 for a similar figure.
Literature: Rosenberg-Prat, Watteau. Cat. raisonné des dessins, 1996, p.454, no.288 (with further literature).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1980 BM, 'Watteau drawings in the BM', No. 14
1994 Aug-Nov, Edinburgh, Scottish NPG , Visions of the Ottoman Empire (no cat.)
2011 Mar-June, London, Royal Academy, Antoine Watteau: the Drawings
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- Prints and Drawings
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