Sleeping Infant

This is a square format drawing done with white and black chalk against a grayish background. It shows a sleeping infant, wrapped in cloth, with hands clasped on its chest.
François Boucher
1703-1770
This depiction of a sleeping baby was drawn by the artist from life and done as a preparatory drawing, possibly for a religious or genre scene.
Museum Purchase
1965/2.77
Tuesday, June 28, 2022