Study for Astyanax’s Nurse

Black and white chalk, with stumping, on blue paper | 28.8 x 19.9cm | c. 1812

Pierre Paul Prud'hon

This drawing is a study for The Met's painting, Andromache and Astyanax, begun by Prud’hon in 1813 as a commission for Empress Marie-Louise. Left incomplete at the artist’s death in 1823, the canvas would be completed by his student, Charles Boulange...
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