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Two Soldiers Playing Checkers

Jean-Léon Gérôme

French, 1824–1904

Two Soldiers Playing Checkers

1856

Medium Black and red chalk heightened with white chalk with slight touches of pencil and white gouache on paper
Dimensions Overall: 7 11/16 x 10 13/16 in. (19.6 x 27.5 cm)
Object Number 1955.1656
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1929
Status Off View

Image Caption

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Two Soldiers Playing Checkers, 1856, Black and red chalk heightened with white chalk with slight touches of pencil and white gouache on paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1656.

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

Scott and Fowles, New York (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1929).

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