Artist French
  • Nude Savages Dancing
Date between 1790 and 1814
Medium pen and brown ink over graphite pencil on pale blue laid paper mounted on light brown paper
Dimensions Sheet: 9 15/16 × 15 5/8 inches (25.2 × 39.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR85
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in purple ink, lower center: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left: J L. David Ft
Inscribed, vertically, verso, lower left edge: no 85
Inscribed, verso, lower right: [indecipherbale]
Inscribed, black ink, verso, lower right: FiR
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 167;
1894, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 335-336, no. A89.