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

Study after Michelangelo

1790
Black chalk, 180 x 110 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This drawing (Album 7, folio 8 recto) is one of the few figure drawings for the abandoned project of an allegory to commemorate the role played by the city of Nantes in the events leading up to the Revolution.