Nude (Nu synthétiste)

about 1886
Roderic O'Conor (Irish, 1860–1940)


Sheet: 23.3 x 31.9 cm (9 3/16 x 12 9/16 in.) Framed: 35.6 x 42.9 x 1.9 cm (14 x 16 7/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black crayon on paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




1940, by inheritance from the artist to his widow, Renée Honta (b. 1894 - d. 1955), Nueil-sur-Layon, France; 1955, bequeathed by Renée Honta to her maid, Mrs. B., and given or sold by her to the family physician, Dr. Robelet, France; October 14, 2009, Dr. Robelet sale, Thierry Lanon & Associés, Brest, France, lot 354, to Galerie Laura Pecheur, Paris; 2011, sold by Galerie Laura Pecheur to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Frank M. and Mary T. B. Ferrin Fund and museum purchase with funds donated by Davis and Carol Noble