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Title:: Study for a Medallion; verso Standing Male Nude Year::
Artist: Chapu, Henri Michel Antoine After:  
Medium: pencil Provenance: Artist's estate
Period: French 19th Century School/Style:
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Price: $900.00
Description: Fine pencil sketch in an inscribed circle showing a a male nude figure rescuing a drowning woman and child, with the inscribed motto "Fortium Pietas" (Courage or Strength and Kindness or Duty ). Verso, a different study of a standing male nude. The recto seems clearly to be a design for a medallion.