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Seated youth, study from the nude; academic life drawing of young man seen from side, head resting on arm on block, right leg raised
Black chalk, heightened with white, on blue-grey paper, squared for transfer
- Production date
Height: 555 millimetres
Width: 420 millimetres (irregular)
- Curator's comments
- Although the drawing seems, from the squaring, to have formed a preparatory function, no related painting by Navez is known. The style, still redolent of David, suggests that it is an early work.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1995-6 Nov-Apr, BM, Recent Acquisitions (no cat.)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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