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Drawing, The Eager Shepherd [Le Berger Empressé], ca. 1730

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Gabriel Huquier and after Antoine Watteau. It is dated ca. 1730 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is black chalk, brush and gray wash, traces of stylus on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

30.3 x 19 cm (11 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Drawing, The Eager Shepherd [Le Berger Empressé], ca. 1730; Designed by Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); France; black chalk, brush and gray wash, traces of stylus on cream laid paper; 30.3 x 19 cm (11 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-296

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