Portrait Head of a Bearded Man (An Inmate of the Maison de sante de Madrid, Paris)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)
9 x 8.3 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
Head of a man; relates to other sketches of men (“pensionnaires”) in the Maison de sante de Madrid, Paris; the institution where the artist was also a patient in 1899. See inscription by the artist on verso referring to this place. Related drawing sold at Sotheby’s Arcade 2/24/95.
On verso in graphite, almost certainly by the artist: Je suis au [...] 16 avenue d[...] Madrid [...] le Docteur [...] [...] Je desirerais L [symbol for English pound] [...] pour regler [...].
Arts Gemalde und Antiquitaten, Fehse and Mohler, Basel; acquired September 1958
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund