Head Study (Study for the woodcut "Dimanche aux fortifs; Sunday at the Fortifications")

about 1898
Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918)


Catalogue Raisonné

Charles Saunier 506; Lugt 141

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.7 x 13 cm (5 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.294

Medium or Technique

Black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

…study for head of girl at center in woodcut… Unevenly torn and folded over sheet of buff tracing paper.

Inscription

Unsigned, but with artist's collection stamp in red on l. l., recto (Lugt 141). The verso indicates that during transfer the drawing was retouched.

Provenance

Lepère estate (Lugt 141); Eric G. Carlson, NY; acquired May 1990

Credit Line

Ruth M. Campbell Memorial Fund