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The Descent from the Summit: Jean Martin Steadies Hélène, the Banker’s Daughter (Illustration for Edmond Renoir’s “L’étiquette”) (recto); Half-Length Sketch of a Woman (verso)

A work made of black chalk (recto and verso) on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan).
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  • A work made of black chalk (recto and verso) on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan).

Date:

1881

Artist:

Pierre Auguste Renoir
French, 1841-1919

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Title

The Descent from the Summit: Jean Martin Steadies Hélène, the Banker’s Daughter (Illustration for Edmond Renoir’s “L’étiquette”) (recto); Half-Length Sketch of a Woman (verso)

Origin

France

Date

1881

Medium

Black chalk (recto and verso) on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan)

Dimensions

492 × 319 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Bensinger

Reference Number

1969.870

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