Black crayon and charcoal, with stumping and scraping, on cream wove card
561 × 390 mm
Simeon B. Williams Fund
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Herold Joachim, “Trois siècles de portraits dessinés à l’Art Institute de Chicago,” L’Oeil, 255 (October 1976), p. 5, no. 3 (ill.).
Robert Fernier, La vie et l’oeuvre de Gustave Courbet: catalogue raisonné II (Lausanne, 1978), pp. 294 and 295, no. 32 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago, (Chicago, 1979), p. 39, no. 2B8.
Richard Brettell, French Salon Artists 1800-1900 (Chicago, 1987), pp. 26, 27, and 117 (ill.).
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. 48 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 102-103, cat. 48 (ill.).
Frankfurt, Kunstinstitut, “Courbet und Deutschland,” January 17-March 18, 1979, cat. 317; also traveled to the Kunsthalle, Hamburg, October 18, 1978-January 6, 1979.
France, Musée d’Ornans, “L’Oeuvre Dessinée et Sculptée de Gustave Courbet,” June-October 1982.
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. 138-139, cat. 62 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi; traveled to the St. Louis Art Museum, January-May 1986.
New York, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, “Courbet Reconsidered,” November 4, 1988-January 16, 1989, p. 208; also traveled to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, February 18-April 30, 1989.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Gustave Courbet,” February 27–May 18, 2008, p 354, cat. 170, cat. by Dominique De Font-Réaulx et al
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Undressed: The Fashion of Privacy”, June 22-September 29, 2013
Jean Jadot, Brussels [according to a letter from Frederick Schab to Harold Joachim dated May 20, 1968 in curatorial file]. Sold by William H. Schab Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1968.
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