Graphite on cream wove paper, laid down on buff wove paper
Stamped lower right, in black ink: "R de la Fresnaye"
264 × 187 mm (primary support); 372 × 302 mm (secondary support, ma×., corners cut off)
Gift of Dr. Harold Joachim
Extended information about this artwork
Art News XLVI: 9, part I (November 1947), p. 41 (ill.).
Agnes Mongan, “De Clouet a Matisse. Les americains collectionneurs de dessins français,” Le Jardin des Arts (January 1959), p. 190 (ill.).
Germain Seligman, Roger de la Fresnaye with a catalogue raisonné (London, 1969), p. 196, no. 297 (ill.).
John Richardson, The Collection of Germain Seligman (New York, 1979), no. 37 (ill.).
Chicago, The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, “Drawings by Contemporary Artists,” May 20-June 10, 1944, n.p., cat. 14.
New York, Jacques Seligmann and Company, “Roger de La Fresnaye: Watercolors, Gouaches, Drawings,” October 30–November 20, 1947, n.p., cat. 3.
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans, “Van Clouet tot Matisse: Tentoonstelling van franse tekeningen uit amerikaanse collecties,” July 31–September 28, 1958, pp. 129 and 191, cat. 198 (ill.); traveled to the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, October 24, 1958–January 2, 1959, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 3–March 15, 1959.
Chicago, The Arts Club, “Drawings 1916/1966,” February 28–March 11, 1966, cat. 29.
Georges de Miré (the artist’s cousin), Versailles [Seligman 1969]. Germain Seligman (1893–1978), New York, by 1959–1979 [New York 1959; Richardson 1979]. Given by Harold Joachim (1909–1983), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1979.
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