DAVID, Jacques-Louis
(b. 1748, Paris, d. 1825, Bruxelles)

The Grief of Andromache

1782
Black chalk, pen and ink with gray wash, 290 x 246 mm
Musée du Petit Palais, Paris

This is a preparatory drawing for his painting, in which David borrowed elements from the works of Nicolas Poussin and the reliefs of antique sarcophagi.