Drawing, "Standing Figure in Oriental Dress", ca. 1650
Graphite, red chalk on off-white laid paper. Gift of Hugh Cassel. 1958-143-6.
What is this?
A man, seen standing frontally, dressed in oriental costume, rests his left hand on a baton around which a snake is coiled. In the background, four figures are grouped around an altar. Undecipherable inscriptions in ink, lower left, and signature of the artist in ink, lower right.