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Black Conté crayon on ivory laid paper, discolored to tan, edge mounted on tan wove paper
Inscribed recto, upper center on mount, in graphite: "2H"[?]
31.1 × 24 cm (12 1/4 × 9 1/2 in.)
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
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Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, “Les Dessins de Seurat,” November 29–December 24, 1926, cat. 66.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Seurat and His Friends,” November 18–December 26, 1953, cat. 23.
Wellesley, Mass., Wellesley College Museum, “One Century: Wellesley Families Collect,” April 15–May 30, 1978, cat. 12.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte,” June 16–September 19, 2004, hors cat.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master Through Modern, The Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection,” June 3–July 30, 2006, p. 114, cat. 77 (ill.).
Léonce Moline, Paris [Hauke 1961]. Mme. J. D., by December 1908 [Paris 1908]. Camille Platteel (1854–1943), Paris [Hauke 1961]. Wildenstein and Company, New York, by November 1953 [New York 1953]. Mrs. James W. Johnson; sold, Christie’s, London, December 1, 1970, lot 35, to Dorothy Braude Edinburg; given to the Art Institute, 1998.
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