Turned to the right. In the background, at left, a tree.


  • Title: Study of a Nude Child
  • Creator: Francesco Saverio Mergolo
  • Date Created: c. 1775
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Black, red and white chalk, graphite on gray paper.
  • Signed: At left edge: "mergolo"
  • Provenance: Ex-collection: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Markings: watermark: I P
  • Exhibitions: Exhibited: New York City, Finch College Museum of Art, " The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Musuem" Feb.4-Mar.20, 1970; cat. #67
  • Dimensions: 28.9 x 35.5 cm (11 3/8 in. x 14 in.)

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