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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1988,0723.4

  • Description

    Study of an artichoke plant Graphite, pen and black ink, black chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1896-1914
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 478 millimetres
    • Width: 663 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Possibly a study for Ulysses meeting his father Laertes in the orchard, exhibited at the Salon of 1913. One of a large group of drawings by Huet exhibited in May 1988 at the Fischer-Kiener Gallery, Paris. Both the Musée d'Orsay and the Fondation Custodia bought from the exhibition.

  • Location

    Not on display (French Atlas XXc)

  • Exhibition history

    1988 Paris, Fischer-Kiener Gall. 1991 Jan-April, BM, Recent Acquisitions (no cat.)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1988

  • 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.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1988,0723.4

Study of an artichoke plant Graphite, pen and black ink, black chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper

Study of an artichoke plant Graphite, pen and black ink, black chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper

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