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A Boy Leading His Animal Troupe

Gabriel Alexandre Decamps

French, 1803–1860

A Boy Leading His Animal Troupe

probably c. 1855

Medium Watercolor over pencil on paper
Dimensions Overall: 6 7/16 x 9 15/16 in. (16.4 x 25.3 cm)
Object Number 1955.1641
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1935
Status Off View

Image Caption

Gabriel Alexandre Decamps, A Boy Leading His Animal Troupe, probably c. 1855, Watercolor over pencil on paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1641.

Bibliography

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.

Provenance

Neuville & Vivien, Paris (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1935).

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