Pen and black ink, on cream tracing paper, laid down on ivory wove paper
211 × 158 mm
Print and Drawing Club Fund
Extended information about this artwork
David Becker, “Bresdin dessinateur”, Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885) Ou Robinson Graveur (Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Spring 2000).
Nathan Goldstein, The Art of Responsive Drawing, 5th ed. (Upper Saddle River, N.J., 1999), pp. 321-323, fig. 11.13.
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. 51 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, p. 106, cat. 50 (ill.).
By descent to the artist’s son, Paul Bresdin; sold to Pierre Alexandre Regnault (died 1954), Laren, Holland, 1929; sold to a private collector, Holland and New York; sold to Louis Black of Goulston & Storrs, Boston [all provenance is according to a letter from Louis Black to Carl Schniewind dated April 4, 1949 in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute, 1949.
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