Pen and black ink and brush and gray wash, on grayish-cream laid paper, laid down on cream wove paper
271 × 225 mm
Gift of Mary and Leigh Block
Extended information about this artwork
K. E. Maison, Daumier Drawings, (New York, 1960), no. 131 (ill.).
The Art Journal 20, (Summer 1961), p. 234 (ill.).
K. E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors, vol. 2, (Greenwich, Conn., 1968), no. 605 (ill.).
Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, “Five Centuries of Drawings,” October-November 1953, cat. 198.
New York, Poughkeepsie, Vassar College, “Centennial Loan Exhibition,” 1961, cat. 88; also traveled to Wildenstein & Co., New York.
Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, “100 European Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block,” 4 May-11 June 1967, cat. 68; also traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 21 September-2 November 1967.
Frankfurt am Main, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, Graphische Sammlung, “Honoré Daumier : Zeichnungen,” November 17, 1992-January 17, 1993, p. 195, cat. 92 (ill.), cat. by Colta Ives, Margret Stuffmann, Martin Sonnabend, et. al. ; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 26-May 2, 1993.
Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, “Daumier,” 5 October 1999-3 January, cat. 285.
Sir Edmund Davis (died 1939), London [Maison 1968]. Sold, Christie’s, London, May 15, 1942, Davis sale, lot 41 to Percy Moore Turner (died 1950), London [Paris 1999]. K. E. Maison, London, by 1953 [Montreal 1953]. Paul Rosenberg, New York. Mary and Leigh Block, Chicago, by 1960 [Maison 1960]; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1988.
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