Drawing depicting a young stonebreaker, full length from behind.
The Young Stonebreaker by Gustave Courbet, 1865
© Ashmolean Museum
- Black crayon & white chalk on paper
- 29.5 x 21.2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £16,000 ( Total: £49,608; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Private vendor
He wears pinstripped trousers held by one diagonal brace and a white shirt. He is balancing a basket of stones on one thigh.
Aglami family; Serge Rogoff; Fitz Gross thence by descent