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Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, on ivory wove paper (discolored to cream)
Signed: "H D"
21.6 × 20.5 cm (8 9/16 × 8 1/8 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Heinrich Leporini, Die Kunstlerzeichnung (Brunswick, 1955), no. 100 (ill.).
K. E. Maison, Daumier Drawings (New York, 1960), no. 56 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report (1965-1966) (ill.).
K. E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, vol. 2 (Greenwich, Conn., 1968), p. 241, no. 726, pl. 285.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1979), p. 43, no. 2D2.
Richard Brettell, French Salon Artists 1800-1900 (Chicago, 1987), pp. 42, 45, and 117 (ill.).
David M. Cassidy, Passing the Tradition, The Chicago Report (1996).
Alexandra von dem Knesebeck, Käthe Kollwitz: die prägenden Jahre, Ph.D thesis (Petersberg, 1998), pp. 148 and 150, fig. 109.
Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Julietta Scharf, “Die Sammlung Otto Gerstenberg in Berlin,” in Die Moderne und Ihre Sammler: Französische Kunst in Deutschem Privatbesitz vom Kaiserreich zur Weimarer Reublik (Berlin, 2001), p. 179.
Howard Smagula, Creative Drawing, 2nd ed. (London, 2001), p. 100, fig. 4.23.
Palm Beach, Fla., Society of Four Arts, “Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 5–27, 1974, cat. 7.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 140-41, cat. 69 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 134-35, cat. 60 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi.
Frankfurt am Main, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, Graphische Sammlung, “Honoré Daumier: Zeichnungen,” November 17, 1992-January 17, 1993, p. 128, cat. 43 (ill.), cat. by Colta Ives, Margret Stuffmann, Martin Sonnabend, et al.; also traveled to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 26-May 2, 1993.
Otto Gerstenberg (died 1935), Berlin, by 1927 [according to Fuchs 1927]; by descent to his daughter, Margaret Scharf, from 1935-at least 1960 [according to a lettter from Maison in curatorial file]. Fritz Nathan, Zurich [according to Maison 1968]. Private Collection, Switzerland [according to Maison 1968]. Sold by Fritz Nathan to the Art Institute, 1965.
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