Anton Raphael Mengs, German, 1728-1779
Title: A Seated Male Nude
Date: c.1760
Medium: Black and red chalk on a grey coloured ground on paper
51.5 x 38.6 cm
Signed: lower left: phael Mengs Delint.
Credit Line: Transferred, National Museum of Ireland, 1966
Object Number: NGI.3930
ProvenanceAlexander Mangin; Royal Dublin Society; transferred from the Royal Dublin Society to the National Museum of Ireland, 1878; transferred, National Museum of Ireland, 1966
Exhibition HistoryMaster European Drawings From the Collection of the National Gallery of Ireland, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Centre, Colorado; Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park; Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; The Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minnesota; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 1983
Inscriptionlower left: Rafael Mengs Delint. [ ? ] Rome by Robt. Byrne for Alex Mangan, Dublin. lower right: 390 - 86.

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