Charming antique original drawing (early 1800's) of a child seated outdoors, on the ground, with a wide brimmed hat and walking stick at his side. It is signed by the artist on the lower right Charlet, the signature of Nicolas Toussaint Charlet (1792-1845), a French school Romantic artist active in the early 19th Century. Toussaint Charlet was born in Paris, lived through the Napoleonic era, and was a friend of Gericault. He is best known for his portrayal of soldiers and children. Toussaint Charlet's works are part of the works of major museum collections worldwide. In good used condition with toning and imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Visible Image: 6" by 4 3/4" approximately.