The Actors Making Ready (recto); Studies of the Holy Family and Saint John the Baptist (verso)
France (Artist's nationality:)
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Pen and brown ink and brush and gray wash (recto) and pen and brown ink and brush and gray wash, with touches of pen and black ink and traces of red chalk (verso), on cream laid paper
15.8 × 26 cm (6 1/4 × 10 1/4 in.)
The Regenstein Collection
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Suzanne Folds McCullagh, “‘A Lasting Monument’: The Regenstein Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26:1 (2000), pp. 11-12 (recto).
“Maineri to Miró: The Regenstein Collection Since 1975,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 17:1 (2000), pp. 34-35, no. 10, (ill.) (recto).
New York, The Frick Collection, “From Pontormo to Seurat: Drawings Recently Acquired by The Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 23-July 7, 1991, n.p., cat. 20; also the Art Institute of Chicago, Sept. 10, 1991-Jan. 5, 1992 (recto).
Baron Taylor [Chennevières]. Charles-Philippe de Chennevières (died 1899), Paris, [Lugt 2072]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 6, 1898, lot 60. Paul Mathey (died 1929), Paris, [Lugt suppl. 2100b]. Sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 18, 1901, lot 338. Jacques Guérin, Paris. Sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 20, 1922, lot 41. Albert Vuaflart (died 1927); sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 30, 1927, lot 69. British Rail Pension Fund; sold by Lexbourne Ltd., London, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1989.
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