About This Artwork

Louis Antoine Léon Riesener
French, 1808-1878

Celeste Richomme, n.d.

Graphite, on ivory wove paper, tipped on tan wove paper
167 x 140 mm

McPherson Holt Memorial Fund, 1967.242

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

London, “Leon Riesener,” 1965, cat. 28.

Publication History

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1978-1979), no. 5F9.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist [Lugt 2139]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 10-11, 1879. Sold by Marianne Feilchenfeldt, Zurich, to the Art Institute, 1967.

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