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Monk in Prayer
  • Carle van Loo
    born: Nice, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Monk in Prayer, circa 1728–1732
  • Where object was made: France
  • sanguine chalk, pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 58.5 x 44 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23 1/16 x 17 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0107

Monk kneeling over a rock with his hands folded and head bowed between his arms. Monk is shown in 3/4 profile view, facing left.