Academie drawing in red / orange chalk. 18th century...
Academie drawing of a seated male nude with one arm raised and head turned to his left. Red / orange chalk on off white paper. French or possibly Italian, not signed. 18th century.
On heavy paper that bears the watermark fleur de lis in double circle with V on top. Matted and framed under glass.
Excellent overall condition. Some very minor wrinkling and staining, a small abrasion to the paper at bottom of the drawing (within the foot – see photos).
Height: 44 cm, frame 68 cm
Width: 30 cm, frame 52 cm