Watercolor and brush and black gouache, with charcoal, heightened with gray gouache, over touches of graphite, on ivory laid paper
363 × 538 mm
Helen Regenstein Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Arsene Alexandre, Honoré Daumier, l’Homme et l’Oeuvre (Paris, 1888) p. 378.
Eduard Fuchs, Der Maler Daumier (Munich, 1927), no. 192a (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report, (1967-1968) (ill.).
K. E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors, 2 (Greenwich, Conn., 1968), no. 641 (ill.).
John Maxon, The Art Institute of Chicago (London, 1970), p. 154 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), p. 44, no. 2D4.
Richard Brettell, French Salon Artists 1800-1900 (Chicago, 1987), pp. 41-43, and 117 (ill.).
Margaret Haggstrom and Judy Fromer, Portes Ouvertes (1997).
Geneva, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, “Tableaux, Dessins et Sculptures de l’Ecole Française du 19ème Siècle,” 1918, cat. 154.
Munich, Neue Staatsgalerie München, “Sammlung Walter Bareiss,” 1965.
Palm Beach, Fla., Society of Four Arts, “Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 5–27, 1974, cat. 9 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 138-39, cat. 68 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1985-1986.
Ottawa, Canada, Musée des Beaux-Arts, “Daumier,” June 11-September 6, 1999, cat. 286.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, “Daumier: Visions of Paris”, October 26, 2013 - January 26, 2014, pp. 16, 140-141, cat. 77 (ill.).
Possibly M. Guyotin, by 1888 [according to Alexandre 1888]. Behrens, Hamburg [according to Fuchs 1927]. Baron von Simolin, Berlin, by 1927 [according to Fuchs 1927]. Knoedler and Company, New York [according to Paris 1999]. Sold, Gutekunst & Klipstein, Bern, November 24, 1955, lot 5, to Conrad Bareiss, Zurich [according to a letter from Walter Bareiss dated March 19, 2003 in curatorial file]; given by Conrad Bareiss to his son, Walter Bareiss, Greenwich, Conn., 1958 [according to Walter Bareiss]; Walter Bareiss, to around 1968 [according to Walter Bareiss]. Sold by E. V. Thaw and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1968.
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