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Pen and brown ink, and black and red chalk, with brush and watercolor, on ivory laid paper
19 × 13 cm (7 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.)
Gift of Margaret Day Blake
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New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” October 17-November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 55, as “Allegory of Vanity.”
The Art Institute of Chicago, “A Quarter Century of Collecting: Drawings Given to The Art Institute of Chicago 1944-1970 by Margaret Day Blake,” April 28-June 7, 1970, n.p., cat. 20 (ill.), as “Allegory of Vanity.”
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 24-March 28, 1976, p. 61, cat. 52 (ill.).
Middletown, Conn., Wesleyan University, “Prints and Drawings by Gabriel de St. Aubin,” March 7–April 13, 1975, p. 92, cat. 47 (ill.), cat. by Victor Carlson, Ellen D’Oench, and Richard S. Field; traveled to The Baltimore Museum of Art, April 25-June 8, 1975.
Marius Paulme (1863-1928) [Lugt]. Sold by Richard Zinser to the Art Institute, 1961.
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