Red Conté crayon, washed and with stumping and erasing, over traces of charcoal, with incising on cream wove paper
Signed recto, lower right corner, in red Conté crayon: "La Fresnaye/24"; inscribed verso, lower edge, in graphite: "Marge carte bois biseau blanc/cadre du pastel"
270 × 210 mm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer
Extended information about this artwork
Germain Seligman, Roger de la Fresnaye (New York, 1945), p. 48, no. 49.
“Drawings in Chicago,” The Art Digest 20:12 (March 15, 1946), p. 13 (ill.).
Judith Kaye Reed, “De la Fresnaye, Classic French Cubist,” The Art Digest 22:4 (November 15, 1947), p. 11.
Germain Seligman, Roger de la Fresnaye with a catalogue raisonné (London, 1969), p. 260, no. 568 (ill.).
Chicago, The Arts Club, “Roger de la Fresnaye” December 3–27, 1943, cat. 11.
Washington, D.C., Phillips Memorial Gallery, “Retrospective Exhibition of Work by Roger de la Fresnaye,” January 16–February 15, 1944, cat. 17.
New York, Buchholz Gallery, “Roger de la Fresnaye,” October 23–November 10, 1945, cat. 27.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Old and New,” 1946, p. 14, cat. 19, pl. XVI.
New York, Jacques Seligmann and Company, “Roger de La Fresnaye: Watercolors, Gouaches, Drawings,” October 30–November 20, 1947, cat. 22.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” October 17–November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 160.
Georges de Mire (the artist’s cousin). Bignou Gallery, New York, by 1943 [Chicago 1943]; sold to the Art Institute, 1945.
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