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Bust of Female Figure

c. 1814
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French, 1758 - 1823
This chalk drawing, applied over a charcoal preliminary sketch, is on a blue paper that has now shifted to green. The paper provided a mid-tone for the artist as he blended the chalks with a stump of tightly rolled paper. He then overlaid the blended areas with fine parallel lines of black and white chalk....

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