Drawing for "Nouveau Cirque"

Félicien Rops (Belgian, 1833–1898)


Dimensions

Height x width: 39.1 x 28.2 cm (15 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4249

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Graphite inscriptions at bottom of overmat at center: " 'du Nouveau Cirque' E. 1147". In a different hand at LR, "dessin original [underlined]". In different hands, also LR, various numbers and letters. Collector's stamp at LL of stylized overlapping letters within a triangle [possibly a combination of J-B-R, sequence unknown]. Self stick labels "R 4 / 54"; dealer's price annotation "75,000-- / 150 N. f."

Graphite inscriptions on back mat "A été gravé sur bois sur le programme de l'Ouverture du 'Nouveau Cirque' / Exsteens 1147"; Same collector's stamp at LL.

Same collector's stamp on verso, LL of primary support.

Provenance

Joseph F. McCrindle; to Estate of Joseph F. McCrindle; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Joseph F. McCrindle Collection