Two Figures (related to the painting Tahitian Landscape)
France (Artist's nationality:)
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Black chalk, with touches of watercolor and watercolor offset on cream wove paper
35.2 × 36.9 cm (13 7/8 × 14 9/16 in.)
Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne
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Regina Shoolman and Charles Slatkin, Six Centuries of French Master Drawings in America (New York, 1950), p. 212.
Harold Joachim anf Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, vol. 2 (Chicago, 1979), p. 60-61, cat. 3F1.
Colta Ives and Susan Alyson Stein, et. al., The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections, exh. cat. (New York, 2002), p. 193, fig. 85b.
Anna Gruetzner Robins, “Manet and the Post-Impressionists’: a Checklist of Exhibits,” in The Burlington Magazine (London, 2010), vol. 152, no. 1293, p. 788.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 67, cat. 98; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 23-May 31, 1959.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 72.
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 152-153, cat. 73.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” May 1-July 31, 1988, pp. 223-224, cat. 122 (ill.); traveled to The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17-December 11, 1988.
Emily Crane Chadbourne, Chicago, by 1913 [New York 1913]; given to the Art Institute, 1922.
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