Pen and black inks and lead white gouache, with graphite on tan wove paper, perimeter mounted on cream card
Signed recto, lower left, in pen and black ink: "Henri Rousseau"
30 × 25 cm (11 13/16 × 9 7/8 in.)
Gift of Mary and Leigh Block
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Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, 2 (Chicago, 1979), pp. 96–97, no. 5F5.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 70 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, p. 132, cat. 63 (ill.).
Estate of Wilhelm R. Valentiner (1880–1958), New York [Joachim 1979]. Sold by Paul Drey Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1972.
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