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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)

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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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

26.9 × 20.4 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation

Reference Number

1991.223

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