This Exceptional Male Nude Figure Drawing is by Internationally Renowned artist , Richard Combes . Born in Manchester, England. He majored in painting at the New York Academy of Art graduating with a MFA (cum-laude) in 1995. This work was originally purchased from an Art Show, while he was a student there. The original label is still affixed on versa. Titled "Michelangelo's Study" and dated 1993. From the artist's website, we have the following info pertaining to the Collections his works are in, as well as awards received. COLLECTIONS : -SIR HUGH NEILL, KCVO, CBE, Nottinghamshire, England.-CUTLERS HALL, Sheffield, England- BARBRA STREISAND - Los Angeles - JOHN MAJOR (former prime minister of Great Britain) - London - JEFFREY EPSTEIN - New York - GHISLAINE MAXWELL - New York - LESLIE WEXNER - Columbus Ohio - SIR ANDREW BUCHANAN - Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire England AWARDS - ALAN GOURLEY AWARD Royal Institute of Oil Painters MENENA JOY SCHWABE MEMORIAL AWARD Royal Institute of Oil Painters - STANLEY GRIMM AWARD Royal Institute of Oil Painters - CORNELISSEN PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING WORK Royal Institute of Oil Painters - BARCLAYS BANK PRIZE Pierrepont Gallery, Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire England - ART INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE FINALIST Still life Competition - POSEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Sarasota Florida. This Nude Male Figural Charcoal drawing is nothing short of Magnificent! It is in it's original Blonde Wood frame, has not been removed. In frame measures 25"x31". Image shown measures 15"x22". It is signed lower right, shown in photo.