Two Studies of Standing Soldiers

two sketches of standing soldiers

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684–1721)
Two Studies of Standing Soldiers, ca. 1710
Red chalk on aged-toned paper, within black ink framing lines
5 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. (14.3 x 8 cm)
Collection Professor Donald Stone, New York; Promised gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

The figure on the left appears as the central figure in Halt of a Detachment, an engraving of which is in this exhibition.

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