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Sketches of Figures and Foliage (recto); Profile of Charles Laval with Palm Tree and Other Sketches (verso)

A work made of black fabricated chalk with watercolor, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to light gray (recto); black fabricated chalk, with pen and brown ink, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to bluish-gray (verso) (removed from a sketchbook).
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  • A work made of black fabricated chalk with watercolor, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to light gray (recto); black fabricated chalk, with pen and brown ink, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to bluish-gray (verso) (removed from a sketchbook).

Date:

1887

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Sketches of Figures and Foliage (recto); Profile of Charles Laval with Palm Tree and Other Sketches (verso)

Origin

France

Date

1887

Medium

Black fabricated chalk with watercolor, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to light gray (recto); black fabricated chalk, with pen and brown ink, on mottled blue wove paper with blue fibers, altered to bluish-gray (verso) (removed from a sketchbook)

Dimensions

269 × 204 mm

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation

Reference Number

1991.223

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