Jacques-Louis David, Study for The Lictors Bringing Brutus the Bodies of his Sons, 1787, black chalk, pen and black and brown ink, brush and gray and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, 13 1/16 x 16 9/16″ / 33.2 x 42.1 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)


Jacques-Louis David, Study for The Lictors Bringing Brutus the Bodies of his Sons, 1787, black chalk, pen and black and brown ink, brush and gray and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, 13 1/16 x 16 9/16" / 33.2 x 42.1 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Jacques-Louis David, Study for The Lictors Bringing Brutus the Bodies of his Sons, 1787, black chalk, pen and black and brown ink, brush and gray and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, 13 1/16 x 16 9/16″ / 33.2 x 42.1 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Cite this page as: Dr. Naraelle Hohensee, "Jacques-Louis David, Study for The Lictors Bringing Brutus the Bodies of his Sons, 1787, black chalk, pen and black and brown ink, brush and gray and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, 13 1/16 x 16 9/16″ / 33.2 x 42.1 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2016, accessed May 26, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/jacques-louis-david-study-for-the-lictors-bringing-brutus-the-bodies-of-his-sons/lictors/.