Artist French
Designer after François Boucher, French, 1703-1770
  • Two Putti
Date 18th century
Medium black chalk with stumping, with red and white chalk, on tan laid paper
Dimensions Image and sheet: 11 1/8 × 14 3/4 inches (28.3 × 37.5 cm)
Mount: 12 3/8 × 16 1/8 inches (31.4 × 41 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Laura H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 34.120
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in brown ink, lower right: R [circled]
Inscriptions Inscribed, on mount, in pencil, lower left, vertically: copy Picasso [mat?]
unidentified collector.
August 1934, Anthony White.
1934, R. Langton Douglas (London, England);
1934-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Artists' Handwriting Makes Good Reading at the Detroit Institute." Art Digest 24, 17 (June 1, 1950): p. 9 (ill.).

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 325, no. A75.

"Rearrangements of the Museum's Collections." Bulletin of the DIA 14, 4 (November 1934): 28-30, p. 29 (ill.).

Sterne, M. The Passionate Eye: The Life of William R. Valentiner. Detroit, 1980, p. 219.