Studies of a Man in Oriental Costume

Studies of a Man in Oriental Costume

Studies of a Man in Oriental Costume
Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)
France
1720
Red chalk on laid paper
Size of sheet width21.5 cm x height 26.6 cm
Museum no. CAI 258

To what extent is the restriction of a work to one colour an aspect of it being a drawing? Does it matter what that colour is?